IPv6 Real World Maturity (was re: How long is your rack?)

Paul Graydon paul at paulgraydon.co.uk
Sun Aug 14 20:10:52 CDT 2011

On 8/14/2011 2:43 PM, Tim Wilde wrote:
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> On 8/14/2011 8:36 PM, Charles N Wyble wrote:
>> Can someone explain the operational relevance of the never ending v6
>> threads that are the EXACT SAME ARGUMENTS over and over and over
>> again? :)
> Yes, they prove that IPv6 is not a viable technology as it currently
> stands and we should be working on the next big thing, of course!
> IPv42, here I come!
> On a serious note, though, really, what DOES it say about the real-world
> maturity / actual chances of adoption for IPv6 that Charles' statement
> above is, in fact, true?  Not trying to be anti-IPv6 or start a flamewar
> (well, okay, I am trying to start a flamewar, that's what Sunday nights
> are for :)), it's honestly something that puzzles me.  It just doesn't
> feel right...
It doesn't say all that much, just that nothing ever changes in the 
world.  Protocols have never been perfect, and probably never will be.
Engineers and Ops have always struggled to make something that suits 
both worlds.


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