tshaw at oitc.com
Wed Apr 27 00:56:39 UTC 2011
On Apr 26, 2011, at 6:38 PM, Andrew Kirch wrote:
> On 4/26/2011 12:11 PM, Brielle Bruns wrote:
>> I've run a volunteer/free hosting service since 1997 or so - it never
>> ceases to amaze me how people will complain about free things, but
>> when you ask them to pony up a little monthly support its like you
>> killed their puppy. I just term people who are more of a hassle then
>> they are worth.
> I'm not complaining, but I would point out that if these free brokers
> are the public face of IPv6 for many hobbyists (and much of the various
> software run on/over the internet is written by volunteers, and/or given
> away for free), we aren't going to get there. The big deafening silence
> from SIXXS is really unfortunate in that it does actively affect my
> opinion of IPv6, my willingness to spend time implementing it, pestering
> my upstream about it, or having my business give a damn about it. Yes I
> know they're volunteers, but how much does that matter?
I can't say about SIXXS but HE has been great to me. If it wasn't for them I would be out in the cold since neither ATT nor Brighthouse (my 2 options at my colo) can even spell IPv6!
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