Using IPv6 with prefixes shorter than a /64 on a LAN

Owen DeLong owen at delong.com
Tue Jan 25 20:02:16 CST 2011


On Jan 25, 2011, at 5:33 PM, Nathan Eisenberg wrote:

>> Even if every RIR gets to 3 /12s in 50 years, that's still only 15/512ths of the
>> initial /3 delegated to unicast space by IETF. There are 6+ more /3s remaining
>> in the IETF pool.
> 
> That's good news - we need to make sure we have a /3 for both the Moon and Mars colonies.  ;)
> 
> Nathan
> 
> 

I'll be surprised and happy to see it if we reach the point of colonizing either of those locations
before we reach the point of IPv6 being an insufficient protocol for modern needs.

Owen





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