Comcast's 6to4 Relays

Doug Barton dougb at dougbarton.us
Wed Apr 20 13:25:43 CDT 2011


On 04/20/2011 10:54, Brzozowski, John wrote:
> Doug,
>
> I am aware of the drafts you cited earlier, as Mikael mentions below the
> existence of the same will not result in 6to4 being turned off
> automatically or immediately.  This process will likely  take years.

I was going to let this go, but after so many responses in the same vein 
I feel compelled to clarify. *I personally* believe that the answer to 
6to4 is to just turn it off. These things have long tails because we 
insist that they do, not because they have to. *However,* I am realistic 
enough to know that it isn't going to happen, regardless of how 
disappointed I may be about that. :)

> Please note the goal here is not to make 6to4 great, like many others we
> hope to see 6to4 use diminish over time.

"Hope is not a plan." Meanwhile, my main goal in posting was to make 
sure that to the extent that you(Comcast) intend to make changes to your 
6to4 infrastructure that you take into account the current thinking 
about that, and I'm very pleased to hear that you have.


best regards,

Doug

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