quietly....

Benson Schliesser bensons at queuefull.net
Tue Feb 1 16:09:17 CST 2011


On Feb 1, 2011, at 3:38 PM, Owen DeLong wrote:

> NAT solves exactly one problem. It provides a way to reduce address consumption to work around a shortage of addresses.
> 
> It does not solve any other problem(s).

In all fairness, that's not really true.  It just doesn't solve other problems in an optimal way.

Also, NAT44 implies address oversubscription while NAT66 doesn't necessarily have such a requirement.

Not that I love NAT66, but let's at least be honest about it.

Cheers,
-Benson





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