[ppml] Policy Proposal: IPv6 Assignment Guidelines - version 3

Brian Dickson briand at ca.afilias.info
Fri Aug 24 18:50:12 EDT 2007


Brian Dickson wrote:
> Leo Bicknell wrote:
>   
>> In a message written on Fri, Aug 24, 2007 at 04:14:42PM -0400, Howard, W. Lee wrote:
>>   
>>     
>>>> So all Michael's policy would do would be to change the application
>>>> to be on requests 3-n, where as without it it would apply to 2-n.
>>>> Which is why I submit the are orthogonal. 
>>>>       
>>>>         
>>> I was with you until this.  What are "2-n" and "3-n"?
>>>     
>>>       
>> As it stands now, there is 
>>
>> initial allocation, additional request, additional request ...
>>
>> That is, requests 2-n are additional requests, where this policy would
>> come into play.
>>
>> With Michael's idea, the path could be:
>>
>> initial allocation, mulligan, additional request, additional request ...
>>
>> Making requests 3-n additional requests where this policy would come
>> into play.
>>
>>   
>>     
> Ah. It would likely confuse folks less to use the perl-style elipsis,
> 2..n instead of 2-n (which can be interpreted too many ways, like about
> 2^n ways :-)).
> So, it is 2..n vs 3..n, or rather that network #1, vs networks #1 and #2
> (which becomes (!!) #1).
>   
... have special rules (or are grandfathered). (Forgot to complete the
sentence.)

Brian
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