[arin-ppml] Policy Proposal: Dedicated IPv4 block to facilitateIPv6 deployment

Alain Durand alain_durand at cable.comcast.com
Sat Jun 7 22:11:11 EDT 2008

On 6/7/08 9:35 PM, "Paul Vixie" <paul at vix.com> wrote:

> it seems possible that a lot of people think that others are doing prefix
> length filtering, but that only a few people, or nobody, is actually doing
> it.  the policy process should be informed somehow.  any idea how we can
> objectively measure this, like a poll of operators in the region, or a poll
> of operators worldwide, or some kind of ping test using source addresses in
> various small prefixes, or some combination?


It seems that the recent incident with youtube showed that anouncements
longer than /24 do not get through... So, apparently a large enough number
of people today are using filters that acknowledging it in a policy proposal
makes sense.

  - Alain.

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