IPv6 Ignorance

George Herbert george.herbert at gmail.com
Sat Sep 29 06:17:15 UTC 2012


My customer the Dark Matter local galaxy group beg to disagree; just because you cannot see them does not mean that you cannot feel them gravitationally.

Or route to them.


George William Herbert
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On Sep 28, 2012, at 10:31 PM, "John R. Levine" <johnl at iecc.com> wrote:

>> 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.
> 
> Fortunately, until we find it, it doesn't need addresses.
> 
>> 
>>> -----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
> 
> Regards,
> John Levine, johnl at iecc.com, Primary Perpetrator of "The Internet for Dummies",
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