v6 & DSL / Cable modems

Joe Loiacono jloiacon at csc.com
Fri Feb 6 07:35:00 CST 2009


Paul Vixie <vixie at isc.org> wrote on 02/06/2009 02:20:01 AM:

> the fundamental implication is, forget about address space, it's 
paperwork
> now, it's off the table as a negotiating item or any kind of constraint.
> but the size of the routing table is still a bogeyman, and IPv6 arms 
that
> bogeyman with nukes.

Indeed it does. And don't forget that the most basic data object in the 
routing table, the address itself, is 4 times as big.

Joe


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