The Choice: IPv4 Exhaustion AND Transition to IPv6

Douglas Otis dotis at mail-abuse.org
Thu Jun 28 17:41:03 UTC 2007


On Jun 28, 2007, at 10:06 AM, chuck goolsbee wrote:

>
>> 6. Economists call this a collective action problem. Traditional  
>> solutions include legislation, market leadership, and agreements  
>> among small actors to achieve such leadership.
>
> You left out:  The "killer-app."
>
> Compelling content *only* available via the alternative technology.  
> The IPv-ONLY google/porn/web/tube/iphone/whatever that enough  
> people want/desire/need/are-willing-to-pay-for to move the network  
> to IPv6.

Would that be Teredo and a proprietary PNRP?

http://blogs.msdn.com/p2p/archive/2007/03/22/teredo-and-the-pnrp- 
global-cloud.aspx

Figuring out how maintain security without a hierarchical namespace,  
or a trackable address space represent sizable concerns.  Would  
controlling teredo.ipv6.microsoft.com become essential?

-Doug



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