IPv6 is on the marketers radar

Mark Andrews marka at isc.org
Fri Feb 11 18:56:59 CST 2011


In message <4D55ABCE.7030800 at brightok.net>, Jack Bates writes:
> On 2/11/2011 3:31 PM, George Bonser wrote:
> > "IPv6 is foundational to the next-generation Internet, enabling a
> > range of new services and improved user experiences."
> >
> > Apparently they see IPv6 as some "next-generation Internet" thing.
> > It isn't.
> 
> Reread what they wrote. IPv6 is "foundational" to the next-generation 
> Internet. If it's not, then IETF should have added 96 bits and left the 
> rest of it alone.
> 
> I can't blame Cisco for making sure how they implement the linksys is 
> appropriate for the long term. It's important that they get certain 
> things right, as future improvements of the Internet DO depend on IPv6 
> being functional.

They have had a #@[email protected] decade to add IPv6 support.  They shouldn't need
anymore time.  Part of the reason we are in this mess is their delay
in delivering products.

Mark
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