[ppml] Policy without consensus?

Marshall Eubanks tme at multicasttech.com
Mon Jan 23 21:24:41 EST 2006

I would care more, at present at least, that the IPv6 routing table
actually get USED. At present, it is, what, 1% of the total ?

One thing we learned in multicast is not to worry about problems caused
by success until you actually have something like success.


On Jan 23, 2006, at 6:11 PM, Lea Roberts wrote:

> so do you gentlemen believe that we should allow unlimited  
> allocation of
> IPv6 PI space to whomever wants to multihome and just consider the
> possible routing table scaling problems to be something that will be
> dealt with later?  and you also don't worry about carrying over the  
> "IPv4
> early adopter bonus" into the brave new IPv6 world?  assuming of  
> course
> that the policy might have to be more restrictive later?
> 				just curious,  		/Lea
> On Mon, 23 Jan 2006, Bill Woodcock wrote:
>>       On Mon, 23 Jan 2006, Howard, W. Lee wrote:
>>>> Well, the last PP 2005-1 was completely unworkable. I
>>>> supported it because
>>>> it was better than nothing - but only barely. (Many) People
>>>> who voted for it
>>>> were holding their noses and voting yes in the hope of
>>>> improving it later.
>> Yup, that's certainly true of me, and of everyone else I know who  
>> voted
>> for it.  It wasn't acceptable as voted, but there was nothing else  
>> on the
>> table, and nothing else we could vote for.  Yes, that's a really  
>> major
>> problem.
>>> That puts us in a difficult position.  The process says we can
>>> only ratify a policy is there is evidence of consensus.  The
>>> only exception would be in case of an emergency, and I think
>>> we're a couple of years from an emergency.
>> I think we're a couple of years into an emergency.
>>                                 -Bill
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