NIST IPv6 document

Dobbins, Roland rdobbins at arbor.net
Wed Jan 5 06:29:48 CST 2011


On Jan 5, 2011, at 7:21 PM, Jeff Wheeler wrote:

> please explain why this is in any way better than operating the same LAN with a subnet similar in size to its existing IPv4 subnets, e.g. a /120.


Using /64s is insane because a) it's unnecessarily wasteful (no lectures on how large the space is, I know, and reject that argument out of hand) and b) it turns the routers/switches into sinkholes.

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