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

Alexandru Petrescu <alexandru.petrescu@gmail.com> Tue, 21 July 2015 20:14 UTC

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Le 21/07/2015 20:43, Gert Doering a écrit :
> Hi,
>
> On Tue, Jul 21, 2015 at 06:32:46PM +0200, Alexandru Petrescu wrote:
>> We want simple ULA addresses, simple to remember, simple to type,
>> ideally based on a dictionary.
>
> Go away.  DNS exists.

Of course, DNS exists and has its role in giving good names to addresses.

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.

Alex

>
> Gert Doering
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