[arin-ppml] Simplified IPv6 policy

Seth Mattinen sethm at rollernet.us
Wed Dec 23 16:10:12 EST 2009

William Herrin wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 23, 2009 at 4:05 AM, Scott Leibrand <scottleibrand at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Here's an attempt at how we might simplify IPv6 policy, incorporating many
>> of the ideas we've discussed recently.  It's much simpler than current
>> policy, but is still quite long.  It's also late, so I reserve the right to
>> make mistakes, and to disagree with myself later.  :-)
> Hi Scott,
> I think your proposal offers a major improvement on existing IPv6 policy.
> Problems addressed by your proposal:
> * Enables effective TE filtering where ISPs determine that
> disaggregate TE is undesirable.
> * Unifies ISP/end-user policy so that all organizations are treated fairly

I'll disagree a tiny bit; I do think it's fair (and maybe we should) 
discriminate between sites that multihome and those that do not. The 
"200 users" policy and "what's an ISP" are harder to quantify. Whether 
or not a site is multihomed is a simple metric.


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