The Choice: IPv4 Exhaustion or Transition to IPv6

Fri Jun 29 14:12:12 UTC 2007

In ARIN you have a policy to request IPv6 PI. So what is the problem ?


> De: Christian Kuhtz <kuhtzch at>
> Responder a: <owner-nanog at>
> Fecha: Fri, 29 Jun 2007 13:37:23 +0000
> Para: Andy Davidson <andy at>, <owner-nanog at>, Donald Stahl
> <don at>
> CC: <nanog at>
> Asunto: Re: The Choice: IPv4 Exhaustion or Transition to IPv6
> Until there's a practical solution for multihoming, this whole discussion is
> pretty pointless.
> --
> Sent from my BlackBerry.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Andy Davidson <andy at>
> Date: Fri, 29 Jun 2007 14:27:33
> To:Donald Stahl <don at>
> Cc:nanog at
> Subject: Re: The Choice: IPv4 Exhaustion or Transition to IPv6
> On 29 Jun 2007, at 14:24, Donald Stahl wrote:
>>> That's the thing .. google's crawlers and search app runs at layer
>>> 7, v6 is an addressing system that runs at layer 3.  If we'd (the
>>> community) got everything right with v6, it wouldn't matter to
>>> Google's applications whether the content came from a site hosted
>>> on a v4 address, or a v6 address, or even both.
>> If Google does not have v6 connectivity then how are they going to
>> crawl those v6 sites?
> I think we're debating from very similar positions...
> v6 isn't the ideal scenario of '96 extra bits for free', because if
> life was so simple, we wouldn't need to ask this question.
> Andy

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