[ppml] 2005-1 (was: Re: Policy without consensus?)
Howard, W. Lee
Lee.Howard at stanleyassociates.com
Tue Jan 24 10:01:33 EST 2006
> -----Original Message-----
> From: ppml-bounces at arin.net [mailto:ppml-bounces at arin.net] On
> Behalf Of Daniel Golding
> Sent: Monday, January 23, 2006 9:50 PM
> To: Marshall Eubanks; Lea Roberts
> Cc: PPML
> Subject: Re: [ppml] Policy without consensus?
> We may have to change routing paradigms at some point. When
> we approach that
> scaling limit, it can be considered and examined. We are busy
> worrying about
> being able to route the entire IPv6 space. The funny thing
> is, unless there
> is a reasonable allocation policy, IPv6 will end up on the
> dust heap of history.
I see my role in policy development as avoiding disaster, not
> Some folks assume that enterprises are willing to swallow a
> lack of PI space
> and multihoming. Wrong - they are not and will not now or in
> the future.
As an enterprise network manager, I do not expect PI space. I
do expect the ability to mulithome, and the ability to renumber
should I change providers. PI space is, at best, a "nice to
> They buy carrier services - and they will not buy IPv6
> services without PI space and true multihoming.
I need reliable connectivity. To me, that means multihoming.
PI space would be one way to ease transitions in multihoming,
but good design and tools from major vendors would be enough.
> - Daniel Golding
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