[arin-ppml] Policy Proposal: Open Access To IPv6

Matthew Kaufman matthew at matthew.at
Sat May 30 22:51:25 EDT 2009

Garry Dolley wrote:
> There are not enough /32 subnets to give away to everyone.  There
> are as many /32 subnets in IPv6 as there are in IPv4.  Just in IPv4,
> the /32 subnet just held 1 address.  We are running out of IPv4, so
> by the same token, if we liberally give away /32's in IPv6, we'll
> face the same exhaustion.  

That doesn't follow. We're talking about /48s and single /32s, not 
giving out 256-65535 /32s to the typical early entrant entities as was 
done with IPv4.

Matthew Kaufman

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