It's Ars Tech's turn to bang the IPv4 exhaustion drum

Justin M. Streiner streiner at cluebyfour.org
Mon Aug 18 14:18:05 CDT 2008


On Mon, 18 Aug 2008, Deepak Jain wrote:

> operational content: Is anyone significantly redesigning the way they 
> route/etc to take advantage of any hooks that IPv6 provides-for (even if its 
> a proprietary implementation)? As far as I can tell, most people are just 
> implementing it as IPv4 with a lot of bits (i.e. /126s for link interfaces, 
> etc).

There seem to be differing schools of thought on this, but personally I'm 
leaning in this direction at least for network infrastructure.  Just 
because IPv6 provides boatloads more space doesn't mean that I like 
wasting addresses :)

jms




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