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Re: v6 subnet size for DSL & leased line customers

  • From: Brandon Butterworth
  • Date: Mon Dec 24 10:31:58 2007

> I thought we were all trying to discourage NAT in IPv6.  Clearly, NAT
> solves the problem ... while introducing 1000 new ones.  :-/

Clearly some have been trying to discourage NAT in IPv6
ensuring there'll be a 1000 problems if anyone tries.

> I mean, yeah, it'd be great if we could mandate /48 ...  but I just can't
> see it as likely to happen.

If people are supposed to have a /48 then the allocation rules
should say that's what they will get.

It may be xmas but it's not wise to rely on the benevolence of ISPs