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Routing of 2002::/16
- Subject: Routing of 2002::/16
- From: [email protected] (Michael Richardson)
- Date: Tue, 11 Dec 2001 12:55:13 -0700
- In-reply-to: Your message of "Tue, 11 Dec 2001 11:02:00 EST." <[email protected]>
>>>>> "Nathan" == Nathan Lutchansky <[email protected]> writes:
Nathan> On Mon, Dec 10, 2001 at 07:51:27PM -0700, Michael Richardson wrote:
>> I'm not entirely clear why an ISP that had, for instance 18.104.22.168/19,
>> couldn't advertise a gateway to 2002:d197:0000::/35 to its v6 peers.
Nathan> Because everyone would simply map their IPv4 tables into their IPv6
Nathan> tables, effectively bootstrapping the IPv6 DFZ with thousands of entries.
Nathan> That's one thing we're trying to get away from with IPv6.
Yes, I agree that the DFZ should filter out longer prefixes for this reason.
I should have said *v6-only* peers.
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