prop-098: Optimizing IPv6 allocation strategies (simplified)

Proposal textprop-098-v002
Synopsis

This is a proposal to allow for more generous IPv6 allocations to service providers in order to promote better aggregation and easier optimization across their networks as they grow.

Current statusAbandoned.
AuthorOwen DeLong
Relevant forumPolicy SIG
Previous versionsprop-098-v001
Status at other RIRsARIN: Adopted, awaiting implementation by staff.

RIPE: As RIPE NCC seems to be currently issuing generous allocations, the author does not currently intend to submit a proposal to RIPE. However, the author may subsequently submit a policy to align RIPE allocations on nibble boundaries.

LACNIC and AfriNIC: Author is working on proposals for these regions.

Proposal history
2 August 2011Version 1 submitted to the Policy SIG mailing list for discussion.
31 August 2011Did not reach consensus at APNIC 32 Policy SIG meeting.
6 September 2011Version 1 returned to the Policy SIG mailing list for discussion.
1 February 2012Version 2 posted to the Policy SIG mailing list for discussion.
1 March 2012Failed to reach consensus at the APNIC 33 Policy SIG meeting and was abandoned.