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Paul Vixie vixie at isc.org
Sun Apr 11 12:27:16 CDT 2010

William Warren <hescominsoon at emmanuelcomputerconsulting.com> writes:

> We've been dealing with the IPV4 myth now for over 7 years that i have
> followed it.  It's about as valid as the exaflood myth.  Part fo the
> reason folks aren't rushing to the V6 bandwagon is it's not needed.  Stop
> doing the chicken little dance folks.  V6 is nice and gives us tons of
> more addresses but I can tell you V4 is more than two years form "dying"
> just by seeing all the arm flailing going around.

anyone claiming that the then-existing ipv4 will stop working when the free
pool runs out is indeed doing the "chicken little dance".  however, for many
networks, growth is life, and for them, free pool depletion is a problem.
Paul Vixie
Chairman, ARIN BoT

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