Re: Review of draft-ietf-6man-rfc4291bis-06

sthaug@nethelp.no Fri, 13 January 2017 07:16 UTC

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> > For now, I'd much prefer to just add a similar exception to the one we
> > have in 7421.
> 
> you'll need to start an iana registry.  for p2p some use /127, some
> /126, and i have seen /120 on a multipoint mesh, worked fine.

/124 is also used, works fine.

> we have had to fight massively with vendors to make it classless.
> please do not give them excuses to break things.

Agreed. IPv6 is classless. End of story.

Steinar Haug, AS2116