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

Lea Roberts lea.roberts at stanford.edu
Mon Oct 25 15:58:09 EDT 2010

On Mon, 25 Oct 2010, William Herrin wrote:

> 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:
> https://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/draft-ietf-v6ops-3177bis-end-sites/
> Is that correct?

yes, that is correct...   /Lea

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