[ppml] Re: ASN-based prefixes for leaf ASes
stephen at sprunk.org
Sun Mar 21 21:34:46 EST 2004
Thus spake "Bill Manning" <bmanning at ISI.EDU>
> sure, fine. Just pointing out the ASN based, prefix assignment
> hack is -very- old and has been abandoned by the IETF in
> favor of the processes we currently use.
That doesn't mean abandoning it completely was a good idea. That system
also didn't provide a mechanism for non-leaf ASes to get non-ASN-based
allocations, which severely limited its scalability. We've jumped from one
extreme to the other, when perhaps using both systems in parallel might be
> % > % draft-savola-multi6-asn-pi-01.txt
> % > % (Well, I don't like that proposition either..)
> % > % p.s. the correct forum may be multi6.
> % >
> % > Actually, the correct forum would be the RIR public policy
> % Not yet IMHO, see above.
> actually, I think it is imprudent to not include the
> RIR public policy fourm in any discussions on new address
> assignment plans. YMMV of course.
I agree and invite input from ARIN members. NOTE: Please include in your
comments whether you're a leaf or non-leaf AS.
Stephen Sprunk "Stupid people surround themselves with smart
CCIE #3723 people. Smart people surround themselves with
K5SSS smart people who disagree with them." --Aaron Sorkin
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