Addressing plan exercise for our IPv6 course

Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu
Sat Jul 24 15:22:49 CDT 2010


On Sat, 24 Jul 2010 18:49:55 BST, Brandon Butterworth said:

> The RFC seeks to avoid a registry so we end up with the potential for
> many as a result. May as well have had ARIN do it officially in the
> first place so there'd only be one.

Given our failure rate with registries of AS numbers, IP address blocks, and
routing table entries, and the fact we have no special reason to believe that
we'll be able to sprinkle Magic ULA Dust all over it and avoid all the failure
modes of registries, we're probably better off just randomly generating them
and just hope for no collisions.

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