[ppml] IPv6 Assignment Guidelines, Straw Man #2

Howard, W. Lee Lee.Howard at stanleyassociates.com
Mon Aug 20 17:56:05 EDT 2007

> > If you assign /48s to customers and ISPs are given /32s by default, 
> > you can have a maximum of 64K customers.
> ... and most ARIN members don't have that many customers.  

What about the rest?

> Those that do mainly provide residential service and will be 
> handing out /56's at most to those customers, giving them 

Why would they?  The current NRPM offers non-binding guidelines, 
and a /48 is just as pretty as a /56.
In fact, giving out more addresses could be considered a business
differentiator; I would encourage my competitors (if I had any)
to give their customers less than I do.


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