Re: [v6ops] Discussion of draft-ietf-v6ops-ula-usage-recommendations

Gert Doering <gert@space.net> Tue, 21 July 2015 20:29 UTC

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From: Gert Doering <gert@space.net>
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Hi,

On Tue, Jul 21, 2015 at 10:26:46PM +0200, Alexandru Petrescu wrote:
> Le 21/07/2015 22:23, Gert Doering a écrit :
> >
> > On Tue, Jul 21, 2015 at 10:13:55PM +0200, Alexandru Petrescu wrote:
> >> Yet ULA gives a certain freedom in the hextets after fd00::, and I would
> >> not waste it by generating a fd00:ca10:8fa3 which has no logic.
> >>
> >> fd00:cafe:: is a random prefix, easier to pronounce, to remember and to
> >> tell on the phone.
> >
> > I encourage all my competitors to use "easy to pronounce and remember"
> > ULA prefixes.  Their address collisions are my saved OPEX.
> 
> Ok for competitors.
> 
> But for friends?

Isn't that implicitely clear?  Be a good netizen, follow RFC4193 when
generating ULAs - or use GUAs instead.  And totally forget about
"easy to pronouce, remember, tell on phone" (and learn about DNS
and network automatization).

Gert Doering
        -- NetMaster
-- 
have you enabled IPv6 on something today...?

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