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Re: 240/4

  • From: Alain Durand
  • Date: Tue Oct 16 14:23:01 2007

On 10/16/07 11:56 AM, "Randy Bush" <[email protected]> wrote:

>> Classifying it as private use should come with the health warning "use this
>> at your own risk, this stuff can blow up your network". In other words, this
>> is for experimental use only.
> disagree.  as you point out, this is analogous to deploying ipv6; i do
> not think you would want us to put an "experimental" warning on that. if
> you certify your kit to handle it, then it will work in production.

I'm trying to avoid setting the expectation that 240/4 is just a simple
extension to 10/8 and thus people should use it *today* when they run out of
space in RFC1918. Thus the health warning.

  - Alain.