Rate of growth on IPv6 not fast enough?

Patrick Giagnocavo patrick at zill.net
Sun Apr 18 20:28:01 CDT 2010

Franck Martin wrote:
> Sure the internet will not die...
> But by the time we run out of IPv4 to allocate, the IPv6 network will not have completed to dual stack the current IPv4 network. So what will happen?

Reality is that as soon as SSL web servers and SSL-capable web browsers
have support for name-based virtual hosts, the number of IPv4 addresses
required will drop.  Right now, you need 1 IP address for 1 SSL site;
SNI spec of SSL gets rid of that.


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