misunderstanding scale

Justin M. Streiner streiner at cluebyfour.org
Sat Mar 22 19:51:17 UTC 2014


On Sat, 22 Mar 2014, Nick Hilliard wrote:

> On 22/03/2014 19:35, Justin M. Streiner wrote:
>> CGN also comes with lots of downside that customers are likely to find
>> unpleasant.  For some operators, customer (dis)satisfaction might be the
>> driver that ultimately forces them to deploy IPv6.
>
> don't believe for a moment that v6 to v4 protocol translation is any less
> ugly than CGN.

True, but the ugliness of NAT64 and friends will decrease over time as 
more people go v6.  The ugliness of IPv4 in general, and CGN/LSN will 
likely increase over time as people have to jump through more NAT hoops to 
reach an increasingly ugly/fragmented IPv4 Internet.

jms



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