interop show network (was: legacy /8)

Christopher Morrow morrowc.lists at gmail.com
Sun Apr 4 23:24:26 CDT 2010


On Sun, Apr 4, 2010 at 9:02 PM, Brandon Ross <bross at pobox.com> wrote:
> On Sun, 4 Apr 2010, Jeroen van Aart wrote:
>
>> Someone in another thread mentioned interop show network. Which made me
>> curious and I did a bit of searching. I found the following article from
>> 2008 about the interop show:
>> http://www.networkworld.com/community/node/27583
>>
>> The show could setup an IPv6 only network in order to showcase it? That'd
>> free up a /8.
>
> Seriously?  You do realize that the InteropNet actually has to provide a
> real service to the exhibitors and attendees of the show, right?  This
> year's network will support v6, but a v6-only network is just not a
> practical way to supply real network connectivity to customers, yet.

also, see previous 12 episodes of this conversation.. 1 /8 == ~3months
in ARIN allocation timeframes.

There is no cure, pls to be rolling out IPv6 2 years ago.

-chris




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