One of the goals of RIPE is to aggregate IP addresses. I'd like to suggest
the ability for a LIR and End User to exchange number of blocks of IP
ranges for a greater block.
LIR/End User has 4 different /22 subnets and LIR/End User can exchange
these subnets for 1 x /20 subnet.
This gives a LIR or End User the possibility to announce larger IP subnets
to the Internet. Helping the goal of aggregating the IP addresses on the
According one of the RIPE trainer, this is currently not possible according
the RIPE policy. Because there's no policy to give a LIR/End User this
I'm curious to what you think of this idea.
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