[ppml] Policy Proposal: IPv6 Assignment Guidelines

Stephen Sprunk stephen at sprunk.org
Sat Aug 18 00:35:56 EDT 2007

Thus spake "Scott Leibrand" <sleibrand at internap.com>
> As expressed by others, I oppose this policy proposal as
> written, because I believe current guidelines are sufficient.
> ISPs should be free to delegate a /48 or /56 to users, as
> appropriate for their situation.  I believe that any justification,
> including convenience, should be sufficient to allow allocation
> of a /48 instead of a smaller subnet.

Agreed.  Current policy allows LIRs to assign either, and there should be no 
penalty for LIRs that choose to use either /56s or /48s.  There is no 
shortage of anything but routing slots in IPv6.


Stephen Sprunk      "Those people who think they know everything
CCIE #3723         are a great annoyance to those of us who do."
K5SSS                                             --Isaac Asimov 

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