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

Joel Jaeggli joelja at bogus.com
Wed Jun 29 14:48:08 EDT 2011

On Jun 29, 2011, at 11:38 AM, Owen DeLong wrote:
>> Regardless, 2011-5 does not say minimising NAT444 use is one
>> of it's goals. Being a /10, I think it is implying that NAT444 is going
>> to be the default for normal residential customers.
> Being a /10 it is implying that very large providers anticipate being forced
> to deploy very large NAT444 regional environments. It does not imply that
> they expect to force all existing customers into that environment. It does
> not imply otherwise.

A /10 or even a /8 imply that the providers will have multiple parallel instances of the prefix just as north american wireless network providers do today.

> Obviously beyond a certain point, NAT444 will be the default for new
> normal residential customers. Whether it is to be inflicted on existing
> customers is not clear and not addressed in the policy.

how you run your network is a business decision.

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