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Title : IPv6 Near-Unique Site-Local Addresses
Author(s) : P. Francis
Filename : draft-francis-ipngwg-unique-site-local-00.txt
Pages : 8
Date : 28-Feb-01
For many or most sites, site-local addresses are used for packets
between nodes within the site. The fact that site-local addresses
are not globally unique makes their usage and administration more
difficult than they would be if there were globally unique (or
nearly globally unique). For instance, before two sites can be
merged, one of them has to be renumbered. The meaning of site-local
addresses becomes ambiguous when they are taken out of the immediate
context of the IPv6 layer, for instance when they are conveyed in
email or stored in text files.
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