[ppml] Geographic v6 addresses

Jeroen Massar jeroen at unfix.org
Wed Dec 8 10:47:16 EST 2004


On Wed, 2004-12-08 at 15:33 +0000, Michael.Dillon at radianz.com wrote:
> For those interested in the issue of geographic addressing in IPv6
> you should probably read this current draft by Tony Hain
> http://www.potaroo.net/ietf/idref/draft-hain-ipv6-pi-addr-use/
<SNIP>
> Instead, I favour a scenario in which the geographic
> addresses are tied to exchange point locations, not endpoint
> locations.

The big question: Who is going to pay for who's traffic.

> That way, if the Russian embassy in Washington DC
> feels the need to use Moscow IP addresses, they can tunnel
> back home and do so.

I seem to fail to see where the  (IP level) 'multihoming' argument comes
in here...

> There may even be a perfectly valid
> reason for doing this to enable diplomats and their laptops 
> to easily travel back and forth.

Never heard of the various mobility protocols I assume?

Greets,
 Jeroen
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