IPv6 Addressing Help

Ray Burkholder ray at oneunified.net
Mon Aug 17 19:46:45 CDT 2009


> 
> Why is is necessary insist that using bits in a fashion that doesn't
> require that growth be predicated on requests for additional resources
> be considered wasteful?
> 

Don't we still need to subnet in a reasonably small fashion in order to contain broadcasts, ill-behaved machines, and other regular discovery crap that exists on any given segment?  And if we have to segment in such a fashion, the request and allocation of additional resources is a natural consequence of such containment.


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