Re: IAB and "private" numbering

From: Steven M. Bellovin (no email)
Date: Sun Nov 13 2005 - 14:34:07 EST

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    In message <>, Peter Dambier writes:
    >
    >Christopher L. Morrow wrote:
    >>
    >...
    >>
    >> I don't believe there is a 'rfc1918' in v6 (yet), I agree that it doesn't
    >> seem relevant, damaging perhaps though :)
    >>
    >
    >Yes, there was rfc1918 in IPv6 right from the beginning:
    >
    >Site local addresses "0xF80" dont leave a site. They can be routed within
    >a site but they never get outside. Just like rfc1918 addresses do.
    >

    Yes, and site-local addresses have been removed from the spec, because
    of the many problems they cause.

                    --Steven M. Bellovin, http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb


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