IPv6 Confusion

Paul Ferguson fergdawgster at gmail.com
Tue Feb 17 14:24:26 CST 2009


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On Tue, Feb 17, 2009 at 12:20 PM, David Conrad <drc at virtualized.org> wrote:

> On Feb 17, 2009, at 11:28 AM, Tony Hain wrote:
>>
>> Approach IPv6 as a new and different protocol.
>
> Unfortunately, I gather this isn't what end users or network operators
> want or expect.  I suspect if we want to make real inroads towards IPv6
> deployment, we'll need to spend a bit more time making IPv6 look, taste,
> and feel like IPv4 and less time berating folks for "IPv4-think" (not
> that you do this, but others here do).  For example, getting over the
> stateless
> autoconfig religion (which was never fully thought out -- how does a
> autoconfig'd device get a DNS name associated with their address in a
> DNSSEC-signed world again?) and letting network operators use DHCP with
> IPv6 the way they do with IPv4.
>
> Or, we simply continue down the path of more NATv4.
>

Isn't that the basis for the "Principle of Least Astonishment"? ;-)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Principle_of_least_astonishment

- - ferg

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