William F. Maton Sotomayor
wmaton at ryouko.imsb.nrc.ca
Tue May 29 15:41:35 UTC 2007
On Tue, 29 May 2007, Donald Stahl wrote:
>>> That said- ARIN is handing out /48's- should we be blocking validly
>>> assigned networks?
>> your network might have to to protect it's valuable routing slots. There
>> are places in the v4 world where /24's are not carried either. So, as Bill
>> said just cause you get an allocation doesn't mean you can assure
>> routability of it everywhere.
> I understand the problems but I think there are clear cut cases where /48's
> make sense- a large scale anycast DNS provider would seem to be a good
> candidate for a /48 and I would hope it would get routed. Then again that
> might be the only sensible reason...
f-root does this on the IPv6 side: 2001:500::/48
Whether that's available everywhere on IPv6 networks, is as Bill
pointed-out, another question.
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