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> Mon, 15 February 2021 04:44 UTC

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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 14/2/21 23:24, Ted Lemon wrote:
> On Feb 14, 2021, at 19:17, Fernando Gont <fgont@si6networks.com> wrote:
>> Doesn't it follow from that that they are intended for some sort of org-local, site-local, or admin-defined scope, rather than global?
> 
> I think this is the essence of the disconnect. What you are describing is what is handled in policy tables using labels. You are using the term “scope” to mean something it can’t mean.
> 

I'm using the scope definition in RFC4007.

OTOH, the explanation for why ULAs are global imply changing the 
definition of scope or global scope from RFC4007.


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