[ppml] FW: 2006-7 IPV6 Initial Allocation suggested changes-InputRequested

Christopher Morrow christopher.morrow at gmail.com
Mon Jan 29 13:04:25 EST 2007

On 1/27/07, JORDI PALET MARTINEZ <jordi.palet at consulintel.es> wrote:
> Hi David,
> Yes, it is a perfect valid case, but we can make a more simple one:
> A new ISP want to provide dual stack services. Under the current policy, it
> seems that he will need to have a plan for at least 200 /48. If the ISP
> doesn't plan to have that number of customers, he is being forced to lie,
> otherwise it will not get the IPv6 block allocated.

here's the problem. There is a very real cost to each slot in the
global table, some  limits must be set (should be set). 200 seems sort
of arbitrary, but it's a start, and it requires some sensitivity to
this issue. Willy-nilly pushing ip space around seems very negligent.

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