RE: Last Call: <draft-ietf-6man-rfc4291bis-07.txt> (IP Version 6 Addressing Architecture) to Internet Standard

"Manfredi, Albert E" <albert.e.manfredi@boeing.com> Thu, 16 February 2017 19:24 UTC

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From: "Manfredi, Albert E" <albert.e.manfredi@boeing.com>
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Subject: RE: Last Call: <draft-ietf-6man-rfc4291bis-07.txt> (IP Version 6 Addressing Architecture) to Internet Standard
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That RFC describes motivations for /64 that are mostly superseded. I still think we need to wean ourselves of the quasi-stateful address notion, in IPv6, at least for the remaining majority of the address space.

Bert

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Subject: Re: Last Call: <draft-ietf-6man-rfc4291bis-07.txt> (IP Version 6 Addressing Architecture) to Internet Standard

Dear Randy,

>> If your statement is that we only have the 64 bit boundary because of
>> SLAAC I believe you are wrong.
> 
> cite, please.  what else actually needs it?

https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc7421

Best regards,
Ole