An IPv6 Geographic Global Unicast Address Format
draft-hain-ipv6-geo-addr-02

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This Internet-Draft is no longer active. A copy of the expired Internet-Draft can be found at
https://www.ietf.org/archive/id/draft-hain-ipv6-geo-addr-02.txt

Abstract

This document defines an IPv6 Geographic global unicast address format for use in the Internet. The address format defined in this document is consistent with the IPv6 Protocol [1] and the "IPv6 Addressing Architecture" [2]. It is designed to facilitate scalable Internet routing when sites attach to multiple service providers, by using a prefix based on a geographic reference to the site. A natural byproduct of this address allocation mechanism is that all addresses are fixed allowing sites to change providers at will without requiring their network to renumber.

Authors

Tony Hain (alh-ietf@tndh.net)

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