[ppml] Revising Centrally Assigned ULA draft

David Conrad drc at virtualized.org
Sat Jun 16 23:30:03 EDT 2007


On Jun 16, 2007, at 7:32 PM, Jeroen Massar wrote:
> There are 800 routes in the IPv6 DFZ today. Hardware vendors claim  
> to be
> handle 2.000.000 of those with ease with current hardware.

Oddly, some folks at ISPs have indicated "with ease" is not  
accurate.  I will honestly admit to not knowing who to believe.

>> Assuming every person on the planet receives a publicly routable /48.
>> We will only have used 1/46000th of the public space.
> You are so forgetting HD ratios. Look them up, it is a good read.

I believe HD ratio applies to hierarchical addressing.  Allocations  
of at least one /48 on request regardless of network topology is not  


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