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Re: site-local observations from the outside



Michel Py wrote:
> 
> Jim,
> 
> >>> Jim Bound wrote:
> >>> If we simply say these NEVER leave the site then
> >>> all is fine. Thats the bottom line.
> 
> >> Michel Py wrote.
> >> I'm ok with that. Not only never leave the site but
> >> making >sure that they can't.
> 
> > Even better yes. They "can't".
> 
> You can't guarantee that for the Hinden/Haberman draft, which is the
> reason I will not use it until we have a solution on a PI-like setup.
> It's a matter of risk: If I use the Hinden/Haberman draft as private
> addresses, and if it ends up being perverted as PI, my entire network
> design goes to the trash. If I hijack a random prefix for private
> addresses, the risk of collisions although not null is a lot less.

I am puzzled by your last two sentences. Can you be more precise
about why your design would be trashed and why random hijacking
is less risky than a pseudo-random generator?

   Brian

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Brian E Carpenter 
Distinguished Engineer, Internet Standards & Technology, IBM 

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