Re: Heads up
David Conrad <drc@...
2010-11-09 04:09:38 GMT
I'm confused, but that may be because of lack of information.
Ignoring for the time being the advisability of doing this, if we're talking about a new pseudo-RFC 1918
block, why is it going to a regional registry? Presumably its use would be global. Shouldn't it be a direct
allocation by IANA as a result of IETF action?
On Nov 8, 2010, at 6:01 PM, Randy Bush wrote:
>> Chris Liljenstolpe has a proposal that he made in ops-area today, for
>> a mechanism to create what amounts to an RFC 1918 prefix, but
>> specifically for use in NAT444 ISP configurations. It involves a
>> request to the ARIN board. He will write a quick draft and post it
>> this week, discuss this Thursday in the Ops WG, and call the question
>> in Friday's v6ops meeting. Due to the real time nature of the
>> discussion, I'll ask folks to be aware and follow it.
> i have been fighting against this wrong-headed proposal for a couple of
> years, since they first tried it in apnic, from which we sent them to
> it is a hack which perpetuates their kludge and does not help ipv6 one
> little bit.
> they made the current mess and this just delays the inevitable and
> they'll want some other silliness to bail them out next time.
> the space will be immediately be used by others, and thus will defeat