Addressing plan exercise for our IPv6 course

Mark Smith nanog at 85d5b20a518b8f6864949bd940457dc124746ddc.nosense.org
Sat Jul 24 22:29:02 CDT 2010


On Sat, 24 Jul 2010 19:41:18 +0100 (BST)
Brandon Butterworth <brandon at rd.bbc.co.uk> wrote:

> > The RFC provides for two address ranges in fc00::/7, one for random
> > prefixes (fc00::/8), the other reserved for later management (fd00::/8).
> 
> Later, in some undefined way. A PI lacking enterprise considering
> doing v6 this way either waits or decides the available space will do
> as someone will fix the managment later. Sixxs demonstrated that some
> will see a need
> 
> With low take up of v6 it's early to know what they will see important
> 
> > The more important it is to you that your allocation be unique, the
> > more careful you will be to choose a truly random one.
> 
> So a way to have really unique is reasonable.
> 
> > The chance that any
> > random prefix will conflict with any chosen prefix is very, very small.
> > The chance that two conflicting prefixes would belong to entities that
> > will ever actually interact is even smaller.
> 
> People still play the lotteries.
> 

And those people, and some others by the looks of it, don't appear to
understand statistics and chance ...

> brandon
> 
> 
> 
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