BCP 4

RFC 1917

An Appeal to the Internet Community to Return Unused IP Networks (Prefixes) to the IANA, February 1996

Canonical URL:
https://www.rfc-editor.org/bcp/bcp4.txt
File formats:
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Status:
BEST CURRENT PRACTICE
Author:
P. Nesser II
Stream:
IETF
Source:
cidrd ()

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Abstract

This document is an appeal to the Internet community to return unused address space, i.e. any block of consecutive IP prefixes, to the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) or any of the delegated registries, for reapportionment. This document specifies an Internet Best Current Practices for the Internet Community, and requests discussion and suggestions for improvements.


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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