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Pekka Savola wrote:
> A few comments.
> Special allocations from 2000::/3, e.g., space for experimental use,
> documentation, critical infrastructure, etc., will use the IETF
> consensus process [RFC2434]. Such special allocations will be
> requested of the Common Registration Service by IANA Considerations
> sections in IETF consensus documents.
> ==> how can IETF consensus process change anything (e.g. allocate
> 3FFF::/16 for 6bone_v2) once it has been fully allocated to RIRs.
> Then, it's already out of the IETF control.
> I suggest delegating a smaller block for now.
Address allocation has been out of the IETF's direct control for many
years; we delegated the entire IPv6 space to the IANA 7 years ago
(RFC 1881, December 1995). And we have an excellent collaborative
relationship with the RIRs.
> Additionally, this memo requests that the IAB request that the IANA
> delegate the corresponding DNS zones, 2.IP6.ARPA and 3.IP6.ARPA, to
> the RIRs in accordance with a DNS server plan to be decided by the
> RIR community.
> ==> I guess this could be used to provide ip6.arpa reverses for 3FFE..
> Gupta, M. and S. Deering, "IP Version 6 Addressing
> Architecture", draft-ietf-ipngwg-addr-arch-v3-11 (work in
> ==> I don't think M. Gupta had anything to do with this.. :-)
> On Tue, 12 Nov 2002, Randy Bush wrote:
> > i doubt this is worth discussion in the wg meeting in atlanta, as it
> > is more process than engineering. but folk may be interested anyway,
> > and may want to ding me on it in the corridors.
> > http://psg.com/~randy/draft-ymbk-sparse-v6-allocation-00.txt
> > http://psg.com/~randy/draft-ymbk-sparse-v6-allocation-00.html
> > Abstract
> > This document proposes that the IAB request the IANA to allocate the
> > address space for the IPv6 2000::/3 prefix to the Common Registration
> > Service for further allocation under the registry plan for IPv6
> > Address Space Management.
> > randy
> Pekka Savola "Tell me of difficulties surmounted,
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