Re: [v6ops] draft-ietf-v6ops-ula-usage-recommendations - work or abandon?

Owen DeLong <owen@delong.com> Tue, 03 November 2015 13:34 UTC

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Subject: Re: [v6ops] draft-ietf-v6ops-ula-usage-recommendations - work or abandon?
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> On Nov 2, 2015, at 6:02 PM, David Farmer <farmer@umn.edu> wrote:
> 
> On 11/2/15 16:48 , Brian E Carpenter wrote:
>> On 03/11/2015 10:40, joel jaeggli wrote:
>>> On 11/3/15 1:02 AM, Liubing (Leo) wrote:
>>>> And pardon for my iteration again: this draft is NOT making any
>>>> formal recommendations, but some considerations to refer if you're
>>>> going to use ULAs.
>>> 
>>> Were it completely neutral with respect to advice there would be little
>>> reason for it to exist.
>> 
>> 
>> We have this feature in IPv6. It seems a bit odd that there's nothing
>> beyond the bare bones in RFC 4193 that talks about it. "Here are the
>> things you need to think about" seems like useful content to me.
> 
> +1 We need a document that discussed the pluses and minuses of ULA, there are many misconceptions about them and a lot of the world is starting to actually deploy IPv6. ULA needs to be acknowledged as part of the IPv6 tool box, and tell people how to use the tool.  Or, we need to find the consensus to make it go ULA a way.

I strongly support making ULA go away.

Owen

> 
>>> The sense that I got from the last time this was discussed, and perhaps
>>> this call is there may not be stomach to take this forward as the
>>> product of the working group.
>> 
>> Well, there was when the WG adopted it. What I don't think has anything
>> like consensus is any statement that it's a good or bad choice to use
>> ULAs.
>> 
>> So I'd like to see this continue, purely as an FYI document.
> 
> 
> Yes, Please
> 
> 
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