Looking for an IPv6 naysayer...

Scott Helms khelms at ispalliance.net
Wed Feb 9 16:55:14 CST 2011


On 2/9/2011 5:48 PM, Owen DeLong wrote:
> 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
>
>
>
Absolutely, just as the ISPs didn't see demand, and don't today, from 
their users and thus the circle of blame is complete :)

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