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I-D ACTION:draft-ietf-ipv6-ipaddressassign-03.txt



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	Title		: A  flexible method for managing the assignment of 
                          bites of an IPv6 address block
	Author(s)	: M. Blanchet
	Filename	: draft-ietf-ipv6-ipaddressassign-03.txt
	Pages		: 9
	Date		: 2002-8-30
	
This document proposes a method to manage the assignment of bits of
an IPv6 address block or range.  When an organisation needs to make
an address plan for its subnets or when an ISP needs to make an
address plan for its customers, this method enables the organisation
to postpone the final decision on the number of bits to partition in
the address space they have.  It does it by keeping the bits around
the borders of the partition to be free as long as possible.  This
scheme is applicable to any bits addressing scheme using bits with
partitions in the space, but its first intended use is for IPv6.  It
is a generalization of RFC1219 and can be used for IPv6 assignments.

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