[arin-ppml] NAT444 rumors (was Re: Looking for an IPv6 naysayer...)

Owen DeLong owen at delong.com
Sat Feb 19 20:03:08 CST 2011


On Feb 19, 2011, at 11:31 AM, Zed Usser wrote:

> --- On Sun, 2/20/11, Owen DeLong <owen at delong.com> wrote:
>>>   So, in essence, you are advocating not to
>>> interconnect the IPv4-only and IPv6-only domains in any way?
>> 
>> I'm advocating not depending on any such interaction
>> working as it's pretty clear that
>> the available solution set is fairly broken.
>  Fair enough. This approach will, however, relegate IPv6-only networks to second class citizenship status. Access to the "real" Internet will require IPv4 and IPv6-only will be seen as the inferior choice, to be avoided as best as you can. Not quite a ringing endorsement for IPv6, in other words.
> 
>  This position also assumes that there will be enough IPv4 addresses to go around for everybody to dual stack. Anybody not so fortunate will simply be left out in the cold.
> 
> - Zed
> 
> 
> 
Oh, I expect CGN/LSN to be connectivity of last resort, no question.

However, I don't expect it to work. I don't expect us to be able to resolve
the issues with it, and I expect that to fairly rapidly serve as motivation for
content providers to adopt IPv6.

Owen





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