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[arin-ppml] Draft Policy 2011-5: Shared Transition Space for IPv4 Address Extension - IAB comment

On Jun 29, 2011, at 12:05 PM, Owen DeLong wrote:

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> On Jun 29, 2011, at 7:02 AM, Alain Durand wrote:
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>> On Jun 29, 2011, at 9:53 AM, William Herrin wrote:
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>>> 2. Regardless of the disposition of 2011-5, the vendors and protocol
>>> authors who made assumptions about NAT based on the assigned IP
>>> address are about to get an object lesson in respecting the corner
>>> case.
>> 
>> 
>> This logic is hard coded just about everywhere. Check your Windows machine and see what it does based on which IP address it is configured with.
>> One could reverse your comment and say: ISP who do not take this fact into account take the risk of generating high volume of service call.
>> 
>> - Alain.
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> But the only place it will matter in these cases is the home gateways.

Actually it exists anywhere a home pc is directly connected to the cable modem, like my grandfathers house for example...

And, the logic exists in home gateways, that you can buy at frys, they say linksys on them, and and d-link and so forth.

> Owen
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