[arin-ppml] IPv6 Non-connected networks

Leo Vegoda leo.vegoda at icann.org
Fri Feb 5 16:19:08 EST 2010

On 5 Feb 2010, at 12:47, Matthew Kaufman wrote:
> William Herrin wrote:
>> On Fri, Feb 5, 2010 at 2:39 PM, William Herrin <bill at herrin.us> wrote:
>>> Yeah, but the IETF set aside fc00::/7 for that purpose already and
>>> only fd00::/8 is used for the so-called statistically unique
>>> assignments. So we don't actually *have* to waste any new space to
>>> make non-connected assignments from a distinct pool. At worst we'd
>>> need a global policy to open fc00::/8 for assignment to the RIRs.
>> Excuse me, the IANA at the request of the IETF set aside fc00::/7 for
>> the purpose of addressing non-connected networks.
> Perhaps one or more Regional Not-The-Internet Registries should apply to 
> IANA to administer assignments within that space.

As that /7 was registered following the publication of a Standards Track RFC (4193), we won't just be accepting applications without a suitable RFC telling us to do so.


Leo Vegoda

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