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[arin-ppml] Preemptive IPv6 assignment

On 10/8/10 3:33 AM, michael.dillon at bt.com wrote:
>> I have an even easier idea: Ignore what's visible in BGP and simply
>> direct IANA to allocate a portion of IPv6 space such that:
>> <prefix>:<ASN>/<size>.
> 
> Interesting idea but the IETF is over that way ---->

you don't need to go to 6man to know that's a bad idea.

> And be prepared for people to drag up 10 year old ideas that you
> have never heard of and tell you that "we already rejected that idea".
> 
> Unfortunately, ARIN cannot direct the IANA to do anything other than
> change the allocation process for blocks which the IETF has already
> directed IANA to allocate via the RIRs.
> 
> --Michael Dillon
> 
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