Re: Last Call: <draft-ietf-6man-rfc4291bis-07.txt> (IP Version 6 Addressing Architecture) to Internet Standard

Lorenzo Colitti <lorenzo@google.com> Wed, 22 February 2017 00:20 UTC

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From: Lorenzo Colitti <lorenzo@google.com>
Date: Wed, 22 Feb 2017 09:19:58 +0900
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Subject: Re: Last Call: <draft-ietf-6man-rfc4291bis-07.txt> (IP Version 6 Addressing Architecture) to Internet Standard
To: Job Snijders <job@ntt.net>
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On Tue, Feb 21, 2017 at 7:13 PM, Job Snijders <job@ntt.net>; wrote:

> I've looked at all configured IPv6 addresses on AS 2914 equipment.
> The above percentages come from grepping through configurations of
> thousands of interconnections. I'm confident that other networks will
> show similar prefix length distributions.
>

"Thousands of interconnections" are not really relevant given that we're
well into the hundreds of millions of IPv6 hosts on residential or mobile
connections that provide one or more /64s.