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Re: IPv6 Address Planning

  • From: David Conrad
  • Date: Wed Aug 10 16:05:57 2005

On Aug 10, 2005, at 11:36 AM, Iljitsch van Beijnum wrote:
On 10-aug-2005, at 20:13, Randy Bush wrote:
the ivtf
"Internet Vendor Task Force" -- Randy's term for the IETF.

people are giving out prefixes as needed, not just the
religious /48.
Yes, and ISPs have historically done so well determining what people "need".
The ISPs have apparently done well in determining what people will pay for. At least those that still exist.

Power to the people.
One of the nice things about IPv4 was that pretty much nobody cared about it other than the folks who were trying to get things working. "The people" who were specifying the protocol were also the folks who were running the network.

But that's the past...