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I-D ACTION:draft-francis-ipngwg-unique-site-local-00.txt

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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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