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Comment Re:wft ever dude! (Score 1) 211

A /56 only allows for 256 networks

With 4e21 addresses each.
Or four billion networks with 1e12 addresses each

It's not like you couldn't subnet your address space if you wanted. You only need to stick with the 64/64 split if you want everything(*) to automagically configure itself

(*) hosts, anyway. not routers.

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