[arin-ppml] draft-ietf-v6ops-3177bis-end-sites-00

William Herrin bill at herrin.us
Mon Oct 25 15:42:57 EDT 2010

On Mon, Oct 25, 2010 at 3:13 PM, ARIN <info at arin.net> wrote:
> The IETF Internet-Draft titled "IPv6 Address Assignment to End Sites" is
> in last call on the v6ops mailing list. If you want to participate in
> the last call, please do so on the v6ops list. Abstract and mailing list
> information:
> Abstract
>   RFC 3177 argued that in IPv6, end sites should be assigned /48 blocks
>   in most cases. The Regional Internet Registries (RIRs) adopted that
>   recommendation in 2002, but began reconsidering the policy in 2005.
>   This document revisits and updates the RFC 3177 recommendations on
>   the assignment of IPv6 address space to end sites.  The exact choice
>   of how much address space to assign end sites is an issue for the
>   operational community. The role of the IETF is limited to providing
>   guidance on IPv6 architectural and operational considerations. This
>   document reviews the architectural and operational considerations of
>   end site assignments as well as the motivations behind the original
>   3177 recommendations. Moreover, the document clarifies that a one-
>   size-fits-all recommendation of /48 is not nuanced enough for the
>   broad range of end sites and is no longer recommended as a single
>   default.
>   This document updates and replaces RFC 3177.

This appears to be:


Is that correct?

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