Looking for an IPv6 naysayer...

Owen DeLong owen at delong.com
Wed Feb 9 16:48:06 CST 2011


On Feb 9, 2011, at 12:00 PM, david raistrick wrote:

> On Wed, 9 Feb 2011, Jens Link wrote:
> 
>> Scott Helms <khelms at ispalliance.net> writes:
>> 
>>> IPv6 for some ISPs will be extraordinarily painful because of legacy
>>> layer 2 gear
>> 
>> I don't feel sorry for them. We know that IPv6 is coming for how long?
>> 15years? 10year? 5years? Well if you only read the mainstream media you
> 
> And at what point during that time did they have any vendor gear they could purchase that -would- support v6?   At -best- during the last 5 years, but I'd put money on that even today they can't purchase gear with adequate v6 support.
> 
This is largely the result of the fact that they did not demand it from their
vendors during that time.

Owen





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