IPv6 mistakes, was: Re: Looking for an IPv6 naysayer...

Benson Schliesser bensons at queuefull.net
Fri Feb 11 16:35:31 CST 2011


On Feb 11, 2011, at 3:44 PM, Michael Dillon wrote:

> Not true. Two of my former employers went to ARIN every year or two and
> received blocks around a /16 in size, specifically for use on global IP networks
> that did not intend to ever announce those addresses on the Internet. There
> are several other companies which operate somewhat similar networks.
> 
> Also, "announce to the Internet" doesn't mean what you think it does.

Exactly.  Further, just because it's announced doesn't mean it's reachable or even connected.

Cheers,
-Benson





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