For that matter, if we can kill IPv4, we have plenty of headroom for a LOT of
IPv6 PI space.
> On Mar 1, 2018, at 4:48 PM, Matt Erculiani <merculi...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Not sure if this is the common thought, but if anyone has a network
> which requires static IP assignments, they can probably justify a
> request for a /48 from an RIR. After all, ARIN's requirement for an
> end-user IPv6 block is, at minimum: "Justify why IPv6 addresses from
> an ISP or other LIR are unsuitable". I would think that ISP
> portability would satisfy this requirement, but If I'm wrong, I'm
> absolutely open to being corrected on this. But most home users have
> no need for static IPs, so the dynamic ISP assignment is perfectly
> I think the tech will advance fast enough that keeping up with an IPv6
> route table will be a non-issue. IPv6 adoption is, unfortunately, slow
> enough that there will be no issues keeping up, even assuming a "slow"
> hardware refresh cycle.
> On Thu, Mar 1, 2018 at 5:48 PM, Mark Andrews <ma...@isc.org> wrote:
>>> On 2 Mar 2018, at 9:28 am, Owen DeLong <o...@delong.com> wrote:
>>>> On Mar 1, 2018, at 1:20 PM, Harald Koch <c...@pobox.com> wrote:
>>>> On 1 March 2018 at 15:18, Owen DeLong <o...@delong.com
>>>> <mailto:o...@delong.com>> wrote:
>>>> Second, RFC-1918 doesn’t apply to IPv6 at all, and (fortunately) hardly
>>>> uses ULA (the IPv6 analogue to RFC-1918).
>>>> Wait. What's the objection to ULA? Is it just that NAT is bad, or is there
>>>> something new?
>>> No particular objection, but I don’t see the point.
>>> What can you do with ULA that GUA isn’t suitable for?
>> ULA provide stable internal addresses which survive changing ISP
>> for the average home user. Now, I know you can do the same thing
>> by going to a RIR and getting a prefix but the RIR’s aren’t setup
>> to supply prefixes like that to 10 billion of us.
>> They are also in a specific range which makes setting filtering
>> rules easier for everyone else.
>> Now I would love it if we could support 100 billion routes in the
>> DFZ but we aren’t anywhere near being able to do that which would
>> be a requirement for abandoning ULA. Until them they have there
>> Mark Andrews, ISC
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