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Date:	Sat, 12 Jan 2008 14:12:24 +0900 (JST)
From:	YOSHIFUJI Hideaki / 吉藤英明 
	<yoshfuji@...ux-ipv6.org>
To:	davem@...emloft.net
Cc:	andi@...stfloor.org, vaf@...co.com, netdev@...r.kernel.org,
	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, yoshfuji@...ux-ipv6.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 001/001] ipv4: enable use of 240/4 address space

In article <20080111.174857.258424243.davem@...emloft.net> (at Fri, 11 Jan 2008 17:48:57 -0800 (PST)), David Miller <davem@...emloft.net> says:

> From: YOSHIFUJI Hideaki / 吉藤英明 <yoshfuji@...ux-ipv6.org>
> Date: Fri, 11 Jan 2008 21:41:20 +0900 (JST)
> 
> > There is no positive consesus on this draft
> > at the intarea meeting in Vancouver, right?
> > 
> > We cannot / should not enable that space until we have reached
> > a consensus on it.
> 
> This is so incredibly incorrect.
> 
> There is consensus on making network stacks able to use this
> address space.  And that is all that the patch does.

No, we did never make consensus on it.

> The consensus is only missing on whether to make the address
> space public or private.
> 
> This is also clearly spelled out in the draft.
> 
> It is important to get as large of a head start on this as
> possible because of how long it takes to deploy something
> like this.

Okay, though I am afraid this space will not be used widely,
we should be ready for it.

I'll make some more comments on the patch itself from
another point view.

--yoshfuji

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