[ipv6-wg] route6: 2A00::/12

Eugen Leitl eugen at leitl.org
Thu Nov 1 17:59:02 CET 2012

On Thu, Nov 01, 2012 at 05:50:28PM +0100, Jeroen Massar wrote:

> As they just picked some random address space to use, they should not be

I'm not aware of another /8 which is not publicly routable. The size
is necessary because the addresses double as cryptographic keys.

> complaining about collisions.

They aren't. As far as I know the /7 can't be repurposed.
> It is not listed here:
> https://www.iana.org/assignments/ipv6-address-space/ipv6-address-space.xml
> As such, their usage is wrong and nobody needs to account for it.

I don't think anyone needs to. 120 bit is a lot of unreal estate.

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