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Re: CIDR FAQ
Paul, > New allocations are (as of 1466bis) being done through providers, on CIDRized > lines. Whether IPv4 or IPv6, new allocations are not going to badly impact > the core routing table size. Does that mean that all the internet registries no longer allocate /24 (or longer) prefixes that have nothing to do with the actual Internet topology (these prefixes aka "portable addresses") ? Perhaps folks from various Internet registries would be able to answer this question. > I've seen no evidence that IPv6 addresses will be allocated on anything other > than CIDR lines. There are crackpots who think otherwise, but there are alwa ys > crackpots. Current IPv6 address allocation documents *explicitly* allow for non-provider based allocations. What makes you to think that such allocations would *not* be used. > CIDR works. CIDR works as long as addresses are assigned in a topologically significant fashion. And this precondition is crucial. Yakov.