[sig-policy] End of comment period: [prop-039-v001] A proposal to improv
reachability of new IANA blocks
The extended comment period for the proposal, [prop-039-v002]
"A proposal to improve reachability of new IANA blocks", has now ended.
We would like to conclude that there is no clear consensus for the
Thank you all for participating in the discussions.
Summary of final comment period discussion
The final comment period for the proposal ended on 1 December 2006.
During the comment period, there was no comment in favour and 5 comments
against the proposal.
Neither the proposer nor the supporters of this proposal have
responded the comments made in the mailing list.
Major comments made on the list were:
+ This proposal duplicates existing efforts and won't do anything to
fix the current problem.
+ This is more about education than spending members' money.
For a detailed history of this proposal, see:
The proposal's goal was to solve the problem of routing allocations
from new /8s allocated by IANA. Although there was opposition to
the specific solution in this proposal, there was an understanding
by those who commented on the mailing list that this is a problem
that needs to be tackled. Randy Bush showed his intention to propose
to tackle this.
Kenny Huang, Toshiyuki Hosaka, Eugene Li