Rate of growth on IPv6 not fast enough?

Joe Greco jgreco at ns.sol.net
Mon Apr 19 19:08:05 CDT 2010

> On Apr 19, 2010, at 8:23 AM, Joe Greco wrote:
> >> On 19/04/2010 16:51, Florian Weimer wrote:
> >>> I'm pretty sure the acceptance of NAT varies regionally.  I think
> >>> there's a large ISP in Italy which has been doing NAT since the 90s.
> >> 
> >> to my knowledge, if we're talking about the same organisation, this large
> >> ISP is moving away from NAT, or already has done so.
> >> 
> >> Sure, you can NAT eyeballs, but it hurts like hell.
> > 
> > Which hurts more ...  NATting eyeballs, or blinding them entirely?
> > 
> > Eventually we'll run out.  Then we get to pick.
> IPv6 is not blinding them entirely.

No, IPv6 is clear vision.  My _point_ was that NAT'ing eyeballs was
better than providing no IPv4 gameplan (i.e. blind).

... JG
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