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An Architecture for SIPP-16 Address Allocation

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Authors Tony Li , Yakov Rekhter
Last updated 1994-07-19
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This paper provides an architecture for allocating IPng addresses in the Internet. This paper does not go into the details of an addressing plan. This paper focuses on addressing for a particular proposal known as SIPP-16, but the general principles apply to any hierarchically allocated address space. The IPng address space is a finite shared resource that must be managed for the good of the community. The managers of this resource are acting as its custodians. They have a responsibility to the community to manage it for the common good.


Tony Li
Yakov Rekhter

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