Re: Objection to draft-ietf-6man-rfc4291bis-07.txt

Alexandre Petrescu <alexandre.petrescu@gmail.com> Thu, 23 February 2017 16:28 UTC

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Subject: Re: Objection to draft-ietf-6man-rfc4291bis-07.txt
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From: Alexandre Petrescu <alexandre.petrescu@gmail.com>
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I agree with the objection.

Alex

Le 23/02/2017 à 14:40, Peter Hessler a écrit :
> Restricting all subnets to The One True Size(tm) of /64 is utterly
> ridiculous.  Sure, that may be an artificial limitation of SLAAC and
> various other technologies, but *those* can have limitations.
>
> Limiting it inside the entire specification is even stupider of an idea
> than still supporting Classful networks.
>
> As an implementation, OpenBSD will never add such a crazy thing.  And
> you know that many other implementations won't do so either.
>
> I strongly oppose this draft.
>