[ppml] Policy Proposal: IPv6 Assignment Guidelines
paul at vix.com
Sat Aug 18 12:28:07 EDT 2007
> However, people are finding interesting ways to be irrational.
like using a /64 for a subnet?
or like PI /48's to recreate the IPv4 swamp?
> The real problem isn't IPv6 address exhaustion, it is the risk of
> overwhelming the routing system.
> I would worry that allocating
> longer prefixes under the theory that it is less wasteful of address
> space might increase the chances that those longer prefixes would
> show up in the routing system.
i don't think that's going to be the cause of overwhelming the routing
system. PI /48 and LAN /64 will do that quite adequately, even if we
never use more than 1% of the IPv6 pool in the doing of it.
ps. not speaking as an arin trustee in this message.
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