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

Owen DeLong owen at delong.com
Wed Jun 29 15:05:15 EDT 2011

On Jun 29, 2011, at 7:02 AM, Alain Durand wrote:

> On Jun 29, 2011, at 9:53 AM, William Herrin wrote:
>> 2. Regardless of the disposition of 2011-5, the vendors and protocol
>> authors who made assumptions about NAT based on the assigned IP
>> address are about to get an object lesson in respecting the corner
>> case.
> This logic is hard coded just about everywhere. Check your Windows machine and see what it does based on which IP address it is configured with.
> One could reverse your comment and say: ISP who do not take this fact into account take the risk of generating high volume of service call.
>  - Alain.

But the only place it will matter in these cases is the home gateways.


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