[ppml] Proposed Policy: IPv4 Micro-allocations for anycastservices

Geoff Huston gih at apnic.net
Thu Aug 11 16:16:51 EDT 2005

At 02:48 AM 12/08/2005, Alec H. Peterson wrote:
>--On August 11, 2005 12:46:20 -0400 Matt Pounsett <matt.pounsett at cira.ca>
> >
> > The current 4.4 text refers to micro-allocations of v4 addresses (no
> > longer than a /24) and v6 (no longer than a /28).  Whether the same  mask
> > lengths are used is perhaps up for debate, but I think any new  policy
> > should refer to v4 and v6 when applicable.. and I think it's  applicable
> > in this case.
>I think that's a /48 for IPv6 (I hope it is anyway :-)

or a /56

i.e. are you referring to the smallest subnet-capable network allocation 
under prevailing V6 allocation policies at the time, or do you consider a 
micro allocation in the V6 context to refer to a single network, in which 
case this would be analogous to a /64 allocation?



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