Credit to Digital Ocean for ipv6 offering

James R Cutler james.cutler at
Thu Jun 19 18:41:47 UTC 2014

On Jun 19, 2014, at 2:02 PM, Daniel Ankers <md1clv at> wrote:

> One of the key things with IPv6 (IMHO) is to stop thinking about addresses,
> and instead just think about networks.  Judging by Owen's earlier mail I
> may not have that quite right and the key might even be to think about
> hierarchies - in either case counting the number of individual addresses is
> something we just don't need to do any more.
> Dan

s/think about networks/think about subnetworks (colloquial: LAN Segments)/ 

With IPv6, the number of hosts in a subnet is (should be) no longer a driver for addressing.
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