v6 Avian Carriers?

Andy Davidson andy at nosignal.org
Fri Apr 1 12:42:07 CDT 2011


On 1 Apr 2011, at 17:47, Dorn Hetzel wrote:

> I was thinking today would be a good day to write an RFC for "fractional DHCP" where end-users can get issued say 1/64 of an v4 IP, say 155.229.10.20:1024-2047.  Other users on the same DSLAM, etc behind the carrier NAT would have other shares of the same public IP.   :)

Hi,

I'm not sure if this is an attempt at a continuation of the April Fools meme, or a serious idea, but this has kind already been thought of. :-)

https://mice.cs.columbia.edu/getTechreport.php?techreportID=560

It's a nice illustration that the only idea which doesn't suck post exhaustion[0], is IPv6.  

Andy




[0] i.e., now.



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