[arin-ppml] The role of NAT in IPv6
matthew at matthew.at
Fri Mar 26 19:34:27 EDT 2010
David Farmer wrote:
> Matthew Kaufman wrote:
>> Gary T. Giesen wrote:
>>> If that's a concern, then get GUA space out of the gate and you'll
>>> renumber again. I believe GUA should be made cheap and relatively easy
>>> to get (instead of something using something like ULA and NATing it).
>> Right, and so this argues for ARIN to make it easy *and cheap* for a
>> newly-formed single-homed company with a half-dozen employees and a
>> few servers to get globally-unique *and* routable IPv6 address space.
> ARIN doesn't set routing policy, get over it, just because ARIN gives
> out an address doesn't mean it will get a routing slot. And if that 6
> person company, is generating $6M in revenue it can afford to buy its
> routing slot. If it is generating $6K, probably not. Why should ARIN
> be that judge?
It shouldn't be, and we wouldn't be having this conversation if "easy
*and cheap*" NAT66 existed. I've now pointed out 3 reasons why it
should, and once that happens the demand for cheap PI GUA space will be
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