[ppml] Policy Proposal: Definition of known ISP and changes to

Cliff Bedore cliffb at cjbsys.bdb.com
Fri Aug 31 11:58:39 EDT 2007

> cliffb at cjbsys.bdb.com wrote:
> >
> > "If there is really a desire to get v6 started, ARIN should give every
> > entity that has existing IPv4 addresses equivalent IPv6 
> > addresses under
> > whatever provisions they are under now, including no fees for
> > grandfathered PI addresses like mine."
> >
> Isn't there already a prefix set aside for mapping ipv4 into ipv6? If
> there isn't, wouldn't doing this imply that anyone who has ipv4 space
> can simply map this into ipv6 and away you go?
> Example: I have an IPv4 allocation of 12.34/16.	My IPv6 allocation would
> be XXXX:XXXX:XXXX:XXXX:XXXX:XXXX: (since I am not sue
> off-hand if the prefix exists, or if it exists, what it is, I am using
> Xs)
> If such a prefix exists, it would be very easy to use a dual stack and
> assign the IPv6 address that matches the IPv4 address.

How would that work with routing.  v6 only goes to /64 and thus I think there
would be a lot of v4 tunneling to a gateway to get the v6 in and out.


> Slap me if I'm crazy. :)
> - Brian
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