Comcast's 6to4 Relays

Owen DeLong owen at delong.com
Wed Apr 20 15:44:10 CDT 2011


>>> 
>> The best way to make 6to4 diminish has always been and still remains:
>> 
>>    Deploy Native IPv6 Now.
>> 
>> That's a plan and a necessity at this point, but, execution is still somewhat lagging.
>> 
> 
> Of course, Comcast *is* deploying native IPv6; see, for example,
> http://mailman.nanog.org/pipermail/nanog/2011-January/031624.html
> It just takes a while -- and a non-trivial number of zorkmids -- to
> do things like replacing all of the non-v6 CPE.
> 
> 
>        --Steve Bellovin, https://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb
> 
> 
> 
> 
Comcast was not the target of my comment... The networks saying Comcast shouldn't help the rest of the net by providing open 6to4 relays were the ones I was referring to.

I again applaud Comcast's leadership on IPv6 to the end user, even if they haven't gotten
it to me yet. ;-)

Owen





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