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

Nick Hilliard <nick@foobar.org> Thu, 02 March 2017 22:21 UTC

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Lorenzo Colitti wrote:
> Let me rephrase the question. I asked for use cases for longer-than-/64
> prefixes and listed the ones I have seen so far:
> 
>   * "I only need 3 addresses" (but not "I only need 3 addresses and
>     here's why I can't accept 2^64 instead of 3")
>   * ND exhaustion attacks
> 
> Do you have additional use cases? "This is the way we've done it for 20
> years" is not a use case.

Thank you for rephrasing the question in a neutral way.  Here is my answer:

https://www.ietf.org/mail-archive/web/ietf/current/msg101724.html

We will probably need to agree to disagree on it.

Nick