jbates at brightok.net
Thu Feb 19 07:42:15 CST 2009
Frank Bulk wrote:
> Considering that the only real IPv6-ready CPE at your favorite N.A. electronics store is Apple's AirPort, it seems to me that it will be several years before the majority (50% plus 1) of our respective customer bases has IPv6-ready or dual-stack equipment.
On the other hand, a majority of the routers purchased are for wireless
connectivity, followed quickly by the necessity for multiple computers
sharing a common subnet. Security and firewalls are not something most
end users attribute to routers, but instead to their host based solutions.
As such, I have no problem with pointing out that they can have 4.3
billion squared devices sitting off a cheap switch; all sharing the same
subnet. Of course, wireless peeps will either have to use wireless
bridges or have supported routers. Really, the AirPort is pretty stable
and functional as a wireless AP. Most say it's worth the extra $$$.
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