Report on ICANN Ad Hoc Group on Numbering and Addressing. Raimundo Beca [email protected] ARIN - April 3, 2000 Calgary - Canada. Background http://www.icann.org/adhoc/index.htm.
• Resolution to establish an Ad-Hoc Group was adopted atthe August 1999 meeting in Santiago.• A Charter for the Ad-Hoc Group was endorsed by theICANN Board at November 1999 meeting in Los Angeles.• The Ad-Hoc Group should identify the key technology,commercial and economic drivers that will affectaddressing and numbering in the Internet.• The Ad-Hoc Group will work through a Public CommentForum on the ICANN website.• The ICANN Board has invited a small Editorial Group tocoordinate the Forum.
• Task 1. Identification of future trends in networks,services and applications that may impact on IP numberingand addressing.• Task 2. Identification of any new service and applicationcharacteristics that may not be accomplished through theexisting application independent architecture for IP routingand addressing structures.• Task 3. Assessment of the likely impact resulting fromtask 1 on the administration of IP address space.• Task 4. Identification of key addressing requirements andtrends that may impact on global policy formation.