IPv6? Why, you are the first one to ask for it!

Franck Martin franck at genius.com
Tue Mar 1 17:57:52 CST 2011

----- Original Message -----
> From: "Jeroen Massar" <jeroen at unfix.org>
> To: "Franck Martin" <franck at genius.com>
> Cc: "George Bonser" <gbonser at seven.com>, "NANOG list" <nanog at nanog.org>
> Sent: Tuesday, 1 March, 2011 1:41:45 PM
> Subject: Re: IPv6? Why, you are the first one to ask for it!
> On 2011-03-01 22:16, Franck Martin wrote:
> > Don't forget there is no commission for the salesperson to enable
> > IPv6 for you, so definitively they are not interested and you asking
> > them to deal with the issue, will just lower their pay at the end of
> > the month because they could not use this valuable time to find
> > customers with commissions...
> And that, hits the hammer right on the nail...
> Or to put it better:
> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PUYdi43qXHc
> It always just depends on whose pocket it is, in the above example the
> blocker is the sales droid whose pockets won't get any deeper at the
> moment, in a lot of other cases it is the management types who don't
> get
> a direct benefit from it.
> And actually, who can blame them? Be sure to know that when time runs
> out though that they will come screaming at the techies, but then
> again,
> those types generally don't get the bonusses for that then to save the
> ass of the above types...

The board to the managers/sales people: "Please explain us again why we can't have more customers?"

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