[arin-ppml] Draft Policy 2008-3: Community Networks IPv6 Assignment

Stephen Sprunk stephen at sprunk.org
Tue Mar 24 15:20:21 EDT 2009

Ted Mittelstaedt wrote:
> I had thought that one of the big advantages of IPv6 is that it was designed to be simple to renumber.  
> Thus I am not sure why having "a stable and globally unique address assignment" has anything to do with having "a stable internal address structure" under IPv6.  I can understand why a community network would need the second thing, but I don't see why they can't have this under a globally unique address assignment that's made by a LIR instead of by ARIN.
> The community network's internal address structure would NOT change when their connections to outside networks come and go - under IPv6.

This reasoning was officially rejected with the adoption of 2005-1.  
Please re-read the archives on that debate so that we don't have to 
rehash all those same tired, flawed arguments again.


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