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Re: Use of IPv6 /127 prefixes
From: "Dwight A. Ernest" <dwight () significant com>
Date: Tue, 1 May 2001 13:37:07 -0400
On Tue, May 01, 2001 at 02:33:04AM -0400, Valdis.Kletnieks () vt edu wrote:
On Mon, 30 Apr 2001 18:00:23 PDT, Mike Leber <mleber () he net> said:
Why do /127s work for point to point links?
Because a point-to-point has no *real* concept of "address" other
than "my end" and "your end". There was a recent RFC regarding the
use of /31's in IPv4 space that relied on the same logic.