[ppml] tossed over the wall...

bmanning at vacation.karoshi.com bmanning at vacation.karoshi.com
Thu Jul 14 11:23:38 EDT 2005

On Thu, Jul 14, 2005 at 03:03:14PM +0000, Paul Vixie wrote:
> # I have to admit some confusion.  It took quite a bit of effort to rid the
> # routing systems of fixed network boundaries in IPv4 (and, in fact, there are
> # still vestiges here and there).  Is there some reason that IPv6 makes
> # dealing with variable length network masks more complicated than IPv4?
> it's just easier to market/deploy something that lands on a : or . boundary.
> my preference would be to break that mold, once and for all, and deliberately
> choose something like a /55 or /57 just to force folks to THINK.

	been there, done that...   the old /35 delegations were pushed back
	to /32's... because it was "too hard"


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