[ppml] Policy Proposal Name: IPv6 Assignment Size Reduction
ipgoddess at gmail.com
Thu Nov 15 15:23:27 EST 2007
I agree with Stephen and Yuri AND Cort.
On Nov 14, 2007 11:33 AM, Stephen Sprunk <stephen at sprunk.org> wrote:
> Thus spake "Cort Buffington" <cort at kanren.net>
> > I agree completely with Yurie. This proposal only proves that the
> > policy-makers at ARIN are incapable of thinking in the IPv6
> > paradigm, and continue to think that IPv6 is IPv4 with larger
> > address space.
> A proposal is just that: a proposal. More importantly, it's by an
> individual, and it's up to the rest of us "ARIN policy-makers", including
> you, to say whether we think it's a good or bad one. The AC will determine
> whether there's consensus either way.
> Speaking for myself only, I think this proposal falls in the "bad" category
> for two main reasons. The first is (as you note) that it's applying IPv4
> thinking inappropriately to IPv6; there is no shortage of bits to worry
> about in IPv6, and we shouldn't be trying to import the nightmares of subnet
> sizing, defeating one of IPv6's few advantages. The second is that, based
> on comments at the recent meeting, it becamse clear to me that "guidelines"
> do not belong in the NRPM, only concrete requirements that staff can apply
> to requests; this proposal not only fails to fix that problem with 126.96.36.199
> but indeed makes it worse.
> Stephen Sprunk "God does not play dice." --Albert Einstein
> CCIE #3723 "God is an inveterate gambler, and He throws the
> K5SSS dice at every possible opportunity." --Stephen Hawking
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