[arin-ppml] The role of NAT in IPv6

Lee Howard spiffnolee at yahoo.com
Sat Mar 27 17:03:44 EDT 2010

> > From: David Farmer <farmer at umn.edu>
> > 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?

Not that ARIN should be a routing arbiter, but we probably shouldn't make
policy that we believe will cause disconnectivity.

> From: Matthew Kaufman <matthew at matthew.at>
> 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 a 
> non-issue.

ARIN can't create NAT66.  The BEHAVE working group at IETF could do.



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