tme at americafree.tv
Tue Feb 1 09:13:34 CST 2011
On Feb 1, 2011, at 7:01 AM, Owen DeLong wrote:
> On Feb 1, 2011, at 3:53 AM, bmanning at vacation.karoshi.com wrote:
>> On Tue, Feb 01, 2011 at 12:18:17PM +0100, Iljitsch van Beijnum wrote:
>>> On 1 feb 2011, at 4:55, Jimmy Hess wrote:
>>>> IPv4's not dead yet; even the first RIR exhaustion probable in 3 -
>>>> 6 months doesn't end the IPv4 ride.
>>> IPv4 is very dead in the sense that it's not going to go anywhere in the future.
>>> The rest is just procrastination.
>> taking the long view - your statement applies equally to IPv6.
>> of course YMMV
> I disagree. I think there is little, if any, innovation that will continue to be put
> into IPv4 hence forth. I think there will be much innovation in IPv6 in the
> coming years.
I think that this is what will finally drive true v6 adaptation (as opposed to having it as some sort of super NAT).
As v6 innovation continues, v4 will be seen as something obsolete that needs constant work (and v4 innovation will be more and more about
patching it to work and keep up with v6).
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