[arin-ppml] Policy Proposal 107: Rework of IPv6 assignment criteria
mcr at sandelman.ca
Mon Jan 18 18:20:48 EST 2010
>>>>> "William" == William Herrin <bill at herrin.us> writes:
>> William> The $10 supports operating a heavily automated registry.
>> William> The $1 provides mild back-pressure against wasteful
>> William> consumption of /48's.
>> However, realize that we basically can never get these addresses back.
>> My position might be... if you stop paying the fee, then the
>> registration information that was previously private, becomes public.
William> Nah, just flush the registration info and put them in a hold-pool
William> where you don't reassign them until explicitly requested by
William> someone or
William> needed to meet some other policy requirement.
Okay, so in IPv6, that's pretty much never.
>> They may appear in various COINs, VPNs, enterprises, or personal-area
>> 64K subnets is enough for many, and anyone with that many routes (a
>> COIN or VPN with 256 sites of 256 subnets...) won't be very worried that
>> their second /48 does not aggregate with their first /48, I think.
William> Aggregation is valuable in any modestly complex network and the
William> back-pressure here is very mild. If you want to register a
William> disaggregate /48, you just create another $10 account.
I'd rather just give you the /44 to anyone who pays $20 then, as with
your prop103, rather than reserve things for "later".
William> I agree in principle, but recognize that no form of needs-based
William> allocation is likely to be acceptable for private
William> addressing. So long as we maintain a needs-basis for the
William> public address pools, a uniform
William> policy is unlikely to be helpful for non-connected users.
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