[ppml] Policy Proposal: IPv6 Assignment Guidelines

Iljitsch van Beijnum iljitsch at muada.com
Thu Aug 23 09:08:51 EDT 2007

On 23-aug-2007, at 3:44, Leo Bicknell wrote:

> Would you support my "Straw Man #2", reproduced here for your
> convenience?

> ] LIR's may assign up to a /48 to an End Site.  End Sites requiring
> ] more address space than a /48 may be assigned a larger block  
> provided
> ] the utilization inside that block meets an HD Ratio of 0.94.

I'm not sure how that works. Do I need to use 33000 subnets in a /48  
(that's about a HD ratio of 0.94) before I can get a /47? Or do I  
need to submit a plan for 456000 subnets to get a /44? But 456000  
subnets will also fit in a /45, so why the extra bit?

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