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

Jay R. Ashworth jra at
Mon Aug 18 18:47:07 CDT 2008

On Mon, Aug 18, 2008 at 08:57:27PM +0200, Mikael Abrahamsson 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).
> Yes, there are those of us who want to save number of routes and 
> "spending" IPv6 addresses to save on TCAM and convergence time.
> Using /112 for link networks to make the last octet ::1 and ::2 for links 
> also makes sense from the human perspective.

Well, if y'all want a place to put this hints, I got a whole IPv6y
section over here:

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