Use of IPv6 /127 prefixes

Dwight A. Ernest dwight at
Tue May 1 17:37:07 UTC 2001

On Tue, May 01, 2001 at 02:33:04AM -0400, Valdis.Kletnieks at wrote:
> On Mon, 30 Apr 2001 18:00:23 PDT, Mike Leber <mleber at>  said:
> > Why do /127s work for point to point links?
> Because a point-to-point has no *real* concept of "address" other
> than "my end" and "your end".  There was a recent RFC regarding the
> use of /31's in IPv4 space that relied on the same logic.


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