[ppml] Policy Proposal: IPv6 Assignment Guidelines

Randy Bush randy at psg.com
Sat Aug 18 00:54:52 EDT 2007

>> 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.

let's get real here.  if a customer and i are happy with my assigning
them a /46.3, what the heck business is it of arin's?  get outta my


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