This document defines the use of 127-bit IPv6 prefixes on
inter-router point-to-point links. This is similar to current
practice in IPv4 of using 31-bit prefixes as defined in RFC3021.
This document specifies the reasons and motivation to use 127-bit
IPv6 prefixes on inter-router point-to-point links, and requires
that routers must support the assignment of /127 prefixes on
point-to-point inter-router links.
Working Group Summary
The working group reviewed and discussed this document several
times. The draft has significantly improved from earlier versions
and there is a consensus to move the document forward in it's
This document has been reviewed by key members of the 6MAN working
group and the chairs, and corresponds to widely used practice on
Bob Hinden is the Document Shepherd and Jari Arkko is the
responsible Area Director.