[ppml] /48 vs /32 micro allocations
kloch at hotnic.net
Tue Mar 15 02:07:40 EST 2005
bmanning at vacation.karoshi.com wrote:
> let me answer with some questions.
No, please don't. Especially questions about IPv4
utilization in a discussion about IPv6 policy. Trying to
blindly map IPv4 policy into IPv6 no sense at all.
*Especially* questions about advertising reachability
to hosts that aren't listening. That can't possibly be
relevant to IPv6.
C'mon Bill, If there are benefits to /48 vs /32 allocations
state them plainly. I'm not doubting that there are, I
just can't think of any myself, and so far you haven't
> i'd like to see actual data to back these assertions.
The routes are in plain view. There are several looking glasses
that show /48's transiting many networks. That's not to say
that everyone is, but enough are that it is a worrying trend.
> (anyone willing to listen to some /96 or /112 entries? didn't
> think so... :)
I sure hope not! :)
Then again, I would hope that nobody would carry deaggregated /48's
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