BCP: Slicing a /32 for an ISP

Doug Barton dougb at dougbarton.us
Wed Apr 16 21:14:03 CEST 2008

Nick Hilliard wrote:
>> Two small contributions I'd like to throw in to the thread. As much as 
>> I am a proponent of not using the "abundant" IPv6 address in a 
>> profligate manner, even I would suggest using public address for 
>> everything, including router loopbacks, etc.
> Doug,
> You're not seriously suggesting that using a single /64 for loopbacks on 
> your entire backbone or that using /126's on core link point-to-point 
> connections is profligate wastage?

I was rather particularly NOT trying to define profligate, or wastage. I 
was simply saying that IMO using public addresses everywhere falls into 
neither category. :)


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