Rate of growth on IPv6 not fast enough?

Florian Weimer fw at deneb.enyo.de
Mon Apr 19 05:42:04 CDT 2010


* William Herrin:

> On Sun, Apr 18, 2010 at 8:45 PM, Franck Martin <franck at genius.com> wrote:
>> Sure the internet will not die...
>>
>> But by the time we run out of IPv4 to allocate, the IPv6 network
>>will not have completed to dual stack the current IPv4 network.
>>So what will happen?

> Zero-sum game. Deploying a new IPv4 address will require removing one
> from some other function.

Not true.  Many LIRs have traditionally avoided reclaiming unused
address space from (ex-)customers because it was cheaper to use fresh
addresses.




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