v6 Avian Carriers?

Andy Davidson andy at nosignal.org
Fri Apr 1 17:42:07 UTC 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  Other users on the same DSLAM, etc behind the carrier NAT would have other shares of the same public IP.   :)


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. :-)


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


[0] i.e., now.

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