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

Owen DeLong owen at delong.com
Thu Feb 17 12:44:54 CST 2011


On Feb 17, 2011, at 8:35 AM, George Bonser wrote:

>> 
>> In other words, you're going to tell Granny she needs to upgrade to
>> Windows 8 and/or replace her CPE because you couldn't get your act
>> together and deploy
>> IPv6 - even though her friends at the bridge club who are customers of
>> your clued competitor didn't have to do a thing.
> 
> Or tell her to run "Windows Update" and get the latest update for her
> existing OS which has the patch.
> 
Because that certainly solved the DNS resolver over IPv6 problems
for all the WinXP users out there.

> 
>> And then she has to do something *else* 9 months later when you need
> to
>> deploy IPv6 *anyhow*.
> 
> Maybe, maybe not.  It depends on how it is deployed.  That "something
> else" might be as simple as "reboot the computer".
> 
Unlikely unless she has IPv6 compliant CPE.

>> 
>> I encourage my competitors to design their business plans that way. :)
> 
> Considering v4 is likely to be around for another decade or two, getting
> Class E into general use seems easy enough to do.
> 
> 
I'd much rather see the resources required go into improving IPv6 support and
deployment.

Owen





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