[ppml] IPv6 assignment - proposal for change to nrpm

Howard, W. Lee Lee.Howard at stanleyassociates.com
Sat Oct 20 20:25:27 EDT 2007

> -----Original Message-----
> From: ppml-bounces at arin.net [mailto:ppml-bounces at arin.net] On 
> Behalf Of Keith Medcalf
> Sent: Saturday, October 20, 2007 1:31 PM
> To: briand at ca.afilias.info
> Cc: ppml at arin.net
> Subject: Re: [ppml] IPv6 assignment - proposal for change to nrpm
> This is a very bad idea.  The requirement that a "minumum" 
> end-user site assignment of a /64 is the only thing that will 
> permit many Legacy /24 holders (such as myself) who are 
> single-homed use IPv6 at all.

Please clarify.  I don't understand the correlation between
/64, Legacy /24, and single-homed. 
> Either you have to require a minimum /64 PA end-user 
> delegation by ISPs *or* you have to make it so that anyone 
> who wants a /64 can qualify for a PIv6 /64 (or larger) direct 
> assignment.


> The purpose of ARIN is *not* to ensure the profitability of 
> carriers and ISPs by imposing unreasonable limits on the 
> availability and usability of the network.

True.  Are you suggesting that this proposal does that?  In
what way?
> Therefore I would very actively and vocally oppose any such 
> attempted change to policy.

*Thank you* for clearly stating your position on a proposal!


More information about the ARIN-PPML mailing list