Re: Additional Documentation Prefixes (was Re: AD Evaluation : draft-ietf-6man-ra-pref64-06)

Jen Linkova <furry13@gmail.com> Mon, 04 November 2019 03:44 UTC

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From: Jen Linkova <furry13@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 4 Nov 2019 14:44:30 +1100
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Subject: Re: Additional Documentation Prefixes (was Re: AD Evaluation : draft-ietf-6man-ra-pref64-06)
To: Suresh Krishnan <Suresh@kaloom.com>
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On Mon, Nov 4, 2019 at 1:57 PM Suresh Krishnan <Suresh@kaloom.com>; wrote:
> >>> I'd also like to have three or four additional IPv6 documentation prefixes,
> >>> plus some documentation space from ULA-R and ULA-C.
> >
> >> What is ULA-R? Did you mean ULA-L? If so, it would be a pain to reserve

> >>> I'd like the IPv6 documentation prefixes to have a pretty high Hamming
> >>> Distance from each other to maximize the visual distinction.
> >
> >> We have a /32 for this. Plenty of ways to be visually distinct
> >> including some of the common ones I have used :-)
> >
> >> 2001:db8:abba::/48
> >> 2001:db8:beef::/48
> >> 2001:db8:cafe::/48
> >> 2001:db8:dead::/48
> >> 2001:db8:face::/48
> >> 2001:db8:c001::/48
> >
> > I'm not sure that I agree.
> > I don't see why we need to be so stingy about Documentation Prefixes in IPv6.
> > Using part of 3ffe::/16 would appeal to me.
>
>
> In case I was not clear above, I was just stating that I didn't *personally* see a need for an additional prefix block. If there is a community backed proposal to do so, I would consider myself in the rough and move aside :-).

I could recall it's been discussed before and discarded:
https://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-moreiras-v6ops-rfc3849bis-01

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