New ARIN ipv6 allocation policies

Gert Doering gert at
Mon Sep 4 15:18:01 CEST 2006


On Mon, Sep 04, 2006 at 07:55:56AM +0200, Andrew Alston wrote:
> I just have one question here, what about those places that wish to
> develop, wish to move forward, and have no OPTION but to tunnel.  I'll
> openly admit that I run trans-continental tunnels to two continents to
> announce my v6 space.  Why do I do it that way?  Because there is *no
> one* on the continent doing native v6, infact, my tunnelled v6
> connectivity is to my knowledge the largest active v6 deployment in
> sub-saharan Africa.  

There's a difference between "operating the only tunnel that brings
v6 onto a continent" and "ignoring the available 'local' options, and
messing other people's routing up due to carelessly announcing things
back and forth across long-distance tunnels".

You don't fall into the second category :)

Gert Doering
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