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Re: IPv6 Address Planning

  • From: Randy Bush
  • Date: Wed Aug 10 14:14:53 2005

> There is a draft pending in the IETF V6OPS WG 
> (draft-ietf-v6ops-nap-01.txt) that relies heavily on the fact that 
> everyone and his dog gets a /48 to justify the reasons IPv6 solves 
> the world's problems that were previously solved to varying extents 
> by NAT boxes. If the /48 thing is being discussed somewhere, that 
> would significantly alter the underpinnings of the draft's arguments.

interesting that, after all the cycles of getting the ivtf to stay
the <bleep> out of policy, this is happening yet again.

the ivtf needs to wake up and smell the coffee, or become even more
irrelevant.  people are giving out prefixes as needed, not just the
religious /48.