IPv6 Ignorance

Tomas L. Byrnes tomb at byrneit.net
Sat Sep 29 05:27:34 UTC 2012


You won't have enough addresses for Dark Matter, Neutrinos, etc. Atoms
wind up using up about 63 bits (2^10^82) based on the current SWAG. The
missing mass is 84% of the universe.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Randy Bush [mailto:randy at psg.com]
> Sent: Monday, September 17, 2012 8:30 PM
> To: John Levine
> Cc: nanog at nanog.org
> Subject: Re: IPv6 Ignorance
> 
> > In technology, not much.  But I'd be pretty surprised if the laws of
> > arithmetic were to change, or if we were to find it useful to assign
> > IP addresses to objects smaller than a single atom.
> 
> we assign them /64s




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