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	Title		: GAPI: A Geographically Aggregatable Provider 
                          Independent Address Space to Support Multihoming in 
                          IPv6
	Author(s)	: M. Py, I. van Beijnum
	Filename	: draft-py-multi6-gapi-00.txt
	Pages		: 6
	Date		: 2002-10-28
	
This document establishes an address allocation framework for 
Geographically Aggregatable Provider Independent (GAPI) IPv6 addresses
for the purpose of multihoming. A /16 is divided in a hierarchical 
manner over geographical entities such as parts of continents, 
countries, states, provinces and metropolitan areas, with each 
receiving one or more /32 allocations from which end-user assignments 
can be made. The number of /32 allocations for a geographical entity 
depends on the current population. This address allocation framework
in itself does not present a scalable multihoming solution, it merely
provides a necessary building block for such solutions.

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