[ppml] Proposed Policy: IPv4 Micro-allocations for anycastservices
matt.pounsett at cira.ca
Fri Aug 12 10:59:45 EDT 2005
On 2005-Aug-11, at 16:16 , Geoff Huston wrote:
> 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
>> > 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
>> > should refer to v4 and v6 when applicable.. and I think it's
>> > 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
We were talking specifically about the current section 4.4, which
states that a /48 is the longest v6 allocation that should be made
using that section of the policy.
David has already responded to the question of including v6 in this
proposed policy, and I think (unless I've missed something) cleared
up any perceived need to include v6 in this text.
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