IPV6 Minimom alocation for recidential customers

Brian E Carpenter brian.e.carpenter at gmail.com
Wed Aug 21 22:07:51 CEST 2013

On 21/08/2013 20:06, Gert Doering wrote:
> Hi,
> On Tue, Aug 20, 2013 at 10:55:48PM -0700, David Conrad wrote:
>>> On Tue, Aug 20, 2013 at 05:03:01PM +0200, Gert Doering wrote:
> fixing my sentence to avoid more confusion:
>>>> The IETF formally left the address space distribution regime when they
>>>> delegated responsibility to IANA
>> Wait. What?
> IETF gave responsibility for address distribution to IANA.  It's called
> "delegation", which goes along with "not meddling with it anymore".

To be precise, we delegated the address space to IANA in RFC 1881, did
so again in the MoU (RFC 2860), meddled a bit in RFC 2050 and RFC 3177,
and backed off again in RFC 6177 and draft-housley-rfc2050bis.


> IANA, in turn, gave it to the RIRs, and policy is now made by the RIR
> constituencies, not by IETF or IANA.
> But you know all that already, so what about the sentence above (except
> my blunder) is upsetting you?
> Gert Doering
>         -- NetMaster

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