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