Re: [homenet] Let's make in-home ULA presence a MUST !?

Ted Lemon <mellon@fugue.com> Wed, 15 October 2014 01:17 UTC

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Subject: Re: [homenet] Let's make in-home ULA presence a MUST !?
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On Oct 14, 2014, at 7:09 PM, James Woodyatt <jhw@nestlabs.com> wrote:
> Consider a hypothetical router that has the regular automatic default behavior of commissioning a new standalone network while discovering any existing networks that it already possesses the credentials to join. Now consider what happens when devices of this category are continually losing and regaining their connectivity with the rest of the wireless network in the home. Let's imagine this happens many times per hour. How many days does it take before all your constrained-resource hosts have no space left in their route tables for all the deprecated but still valid ULA prefixes?

I think you are arguing that the solution needs to prevent this happening.   I agree.