Re: [v6ops] Scope of Unique Local IPv6 Unicast Addresses (Fwd: New Version Notification for draft-gont-6man-ipv6-ula-scope-00.txt)

Fernando Gont <fgont@si6networks.com> Sat, 13 February 2021 05:20 UTC

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From: Fernando Gont <fgont@si6networks.com>
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Subject: Re: [v6ops] Scope of Unique Local IPv6 Unicast Addresses (Fwd: New Version Notification for draft-gont-6man-ipv6-ula-scope-00.txt)
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On 13/2/21 01:42, Brian E Carpenter wrote:
[...]
> 
> Yes, I think so. While Fernando is correct that our terminology is a bit
> dubious, I don't think there's an actual operational problem here. It's more
> that the terminology makes things hard to explain.

Exactly.  And when explaining things, pointing to the documents that 
should shed light and be the authoritative references actually leads to 
more confusion than clarification.

If we plan for IPv6 to be with us for a while, it'd be nice that these 
things are consistent (whether as a result of deprecating/revising 
RFC4007, changing the definition of ULAs are globals, or others).

Thanks,
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Fernando Gont
SI6 Networks
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