Current Consensus on IPv6 Customer Allocation Size

Dale W. Carder dwcarder at
Thu Aug 2 07:52:22 CEST 2012

On Aug 1, 2012, at 11:13 PM, Doug Barton wrote:

> On 8/1/2012 9:01 PM, Antonio Querubin wrote:
>> The reality is that customers buy multiple off-the-shelf routers
> Evidence please.
> I think (and no, I don't have hard facts here either, just experience)
> that the vast majority of home users have 1 network device, and could
> live quite happily with 1 v6 subnet.

At least at this point in time, one single L2 domain is 
essentially required for automagic device discovery stuff
like mDNS to work among consumer devices.


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