[arin-ppml] IPv6 End-User Initial Assignment Policy (or: Please don't me make do ULA + NAT66)

Owen DeLong owen at delong.com
Thu Feb 19 00:08:38 EST 2015

I would oppose such a proposal.

It’s convoluted, the sunset is unpredictable at best and the artificial limitation or one /48 regardless of the number of sites is, IMHO, absurd.

You can’t claim defense of the routing table, because a /48 and a /32 occupy the same number of routing slots.


> On Feb 18, 2015, at 1:28 PM, William Herrin <bill at herrin.us> wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 18, 2015 at 12:59 PM, William Herrin <bill at herrin.us> wrote:
>> I think that for now any end user willing to pay ARIN's fee
>> should qualify for a /48 regardless of any technical criteria.
> This got me thinking. Who would choke on a policy proposal which
> looked like the following?
> Add to section
> (f) All end user organizations who do not qualify for addresses under
> (a) through (e) qualify for a direct assignment of exactly one /48.
> This section (f) shall expire upon determination by ARIN staff that
> IPv6 has become the "dominant" network protocol on the public
> Internet. The expiry shall not impact prior assignments made under
> this section.
> Regards,
> Bill Herrin
> -- 
> William Herrin ................ herrin at dirtside.com  bill at herrin.us
> Owner, Dirtside Systems ......... Web: <http://www.dirtside.com/>
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