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

Fernando Gont <fgont@si6networks.com> Wed, 06 January 2021 16:09 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)
To: Gert Doering <gert@space.net>, Ted Lemon <mellon@fugue.com>
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On 6/1/21 12:56, Gert Doering wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> On Wed, Jan 06, 2021 at 07:17:33AM -0500, Ted Lemon wrote:
>> On Jan 5, 2021, at 11:38 PM, David Farmer <farmer=40umn.edu@dmarc.ietf.org> wrote:
>>> I think this is the right direction the previous draft indirectly defined a new scope "non-global", I much prefer explicitly defining a new local scope.
>>
>> Actually, I think you???ve got it right here: the scope is ???non-global.???
> 
> Indeed.  This sounds like a nice way to express the intended usage.
> 
> "It is not link-local, but definitely not intended or usable for global
> usage, thus: 'non-global scope'"

The only issue with using this term (non-global) is that it also applies 
to link-locals...


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