Re: [v6ops] Scope of Unique Local IPv6 Unicast Addresses (Fwd: New Version Notification for draft-gont-6man-ipv6-ula-scope-00.txt)

Philip Homburg <pch-ipv6-ietf-7@u-1.phicoh.com> Thu, 07 January 2021 11:52 UTC

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Subject: Re: [v6ops] Scope of Unique Local IPv6 Unicast Addresses (Fwd: New Version Notification for draft-gont-6man-ipv6-ula-scope-00.txt)
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>I have an idea for what to call ULA's scope without redefining global scope
>in RFC4007, how about we call ULA's scope "pseudo-global" scope.

>What do other people think?

In my opinion we need to kill the RFC 4007 scope concept. 

We can define for example 'address types' that have no scope, but as a way
to label different types of addresses.