[arin-ppml] Draft Policy 2011-5: Shared Transition Space for IPv4 Address Extension - IAB comment

William Herrin bill at herrin.us
Wed Jun 29 11:14:05 EDT 2011

On Wed, Jun 29, 2011 at 10:59 AM, Alain Durand <adurand at juniper.net> wrote:
> On Jun 29, 2011, at 10:35 AM, William Herrin wrote:
>> You'll have to elaborate on that, because while windows firewall makes
>> assumptions about what it's allowed to do if it encounters an RFC1918
>> address, it makes no assumptions I'm aware of about what it can do
>> with an address that isn't. If anything, the ISP choosing to employ
>> RFC1918 addresses would cause Windows to incorrectly configure a
>> permissive firewall.
> If [public address] then start 6to4

Never seen it. And they'd be seriously crazy to enable it by default
-- it would cause incredible brokenness even when the assumptions were


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