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Archived Policy Proposals

The policy proposals on this page have been archived. You can see at a glance if they were accepted and adopted by the RIPE community or withdrawn at any stage.

Name Status Proposal Number Working Group Date Archived
ASPLAIN Format for the Registration of 4-byte ASNs
WITHDRAWN
2008-09 Address Policy Working Group February 2009
Summary:This proposal seeks to modify the current policy document 'Autonomous System (AS) Number Assignment Policies and Procedures' to adopt the use of ASPLAIN for recording and representation of 4-byte AS Numbers.

Reason for Withdrawal: The proposer decided to withdraw this proposal upon publication of RFC 5396.
Initial Certification Policy in the RIPE NCC Service Region
WITHDRAWN
2008-08 Address Policy Working Group July 2011

Summary: This proposal lays out guidelines for how LIRs can receive Resource Public Key Infrastructure (RPKI) certificates over their IP Resources and how these certificates should be maintained.

Reason for withdrawal: After carefully following the discussion in the Concluding Phase of the Policy Development Process, the proposer is of the opinion that consensus on this proposal is not possible within the RIPE community. As a consequence, the proposer has decided to withdraw the proposal.

Ensuring Efficient Use of Historical IPv4 Resources
WITHDRAWN
2008-07 Address Policy Working Group November 2010

Summary: This was a proposal to require documentation of all address resources held when assessing a RIPE NCC member's eligibility for further IPv4 address space.

Reason for Withdrawal: Proposer decided to withdraw the proposal.

Use of final /8
WITHDRAWN
2008-06 Address Policy Working Group April 2010
Summary: This proposal describes how RIPE NCC should make allocations from its last /8 worth of address space at the time of total depletion of the IANA free pool.

Reason for Withdrawal: Authors decided that they want to make a new proposal (see 2010-02).
Using the Resource Public Key Infrastructure to Construct Validated IRR Data
WITHDRAWN
2008-04 Routing Working Group July 2010

Summary: This is a proposal to introduce a new registry that augments IRR data with the formally verifiable trust model of the Resource Public Key Infrastructure (RPKI) and provide ISPs with the tools to generate an overlay to the IRR which is much more strongly trustable.

Reason for Withdrawal:
Proposers decided to withdraw the proposal.

Anycasting Assignments for TLDs and Tier 0/1 ENUM
ACCEPTED
2008-05 Address Policy Working Group June 2009
Global Policy for the Allocation of the Remaining IPv4 Address Space
ACCEPTED
2008-03 Address Policy Working Group September 2008
Summary: This policy describes the process for the allocation of the remaining IPv4 space from IANA to the RIRs. When a minimum amount of available space is reached, one /8 will be allocated from IANA to each RIR, replacing the current IPv4 allocation policy.
Assigning IPv6 PA to Every LIR
WITHDRAWN
2008-02 Address Policy Working Group May 2008

Summary: With the acceptance of this policy RIPE NCC will run a one-time operation to allocate an IPv6 block to every LIR that does not have any existing IPv6 holdings.

Reason for Withdrawal: The proposer decided to withdraw this proposal due to insufficient support for it.

Assigning IPv6 PI to Every INETNUM Holder
WITHDRAWN
2008-01 Address Policy Working Group May 2008

Summary: With the acceptance of this policy, the RIPE NCC will conduct a one-time operation to assign a /56 IPv6 PI prefix to all End Users with an IPv4 assignment registered in the RIPE Database.

Reason for Withdrawal: The proposer decided to withdraw this proposal due to insufficient support for it.

Enabling Methods for Reallocation of IPv4 Resources
ACCEPTED
2007-08 Address Policy Working Group December 2008
Summary: This proposal outlines a framework to migrate previously allocated IPv4 resources from one Local Internet Registry (LIR) to another LIR within the RIPE NCC Service Region.