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

Christian de Larrinaga cdel at firsthand.net
Sat Mar 12 13:02:23 CST 2011

Now that is what Baldrick* would call "a cunning plan!"
And interesting examples. 


*Apologies to Tony Robinson and Blackadder

On 12 Mar 2011, at 18:52, Tom Limoncelli wrote:

> On Fri, Feb 11, 2011 at 8:29 PM, Tom Limoncelli <tal at whatexit.org> wrote:
>> On Fri, Feb 11, 2011 at 2:56 PM, Owen DeLong <owen at delong.com> wrote:
>>> I think you'll be in for a surprise here, too. The 4G transition is already underway. For the vendors where 4G means LTE, IPv6 is the native protocol and IPv4 requires a certain amount of hackery to operate.
>> I'm writing an article where I want to say that but I can't find an
>> article I can reference to back it up.
>> I don't want to accidentally encourage an urban legend or rumor.  (For
>> example, I can't find verification to the rumor that ARIN rejected a
>> request from LTE providers for IPv4 space and instead told them to go
>> straight to IPv6.  I do others in this thread saying that native IPv4
>> on LTE is common, so unless someone can give me evidence, I'll have to
>> update that part of the article.  OMG i'd love to make that point;
>> anyone have proof?).
>> I could, instead, write, "most carriers will probably roll IPv6 out as
>> part of their 4G upgrade" but that sounds wishy-washy.
>> Thanks in advance,
>> Tom
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> The article I mentioned I was writing has been published and is now
> available on-line here:
>         http://queue.acm.org/detail.cfm?id=1959015
> Thanks for all the assistance both on this mailing list and the
> private email I received!
> Tom Limoncelli
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