misunderstanding scale (was: Ipv4 end, its fake.)

Mark Tinka mark.tinka at seacom.mu
Sun Mar 23 04:36:31 UTC 2014

On Saturday, March 22, 2014 09:57:04 PM John Levine wrote:
> We've just barely started to move from the era of free
> IPv4 to the one where you have to buy it, and from
> everyhing I see, there is vast amounts of space that
> will be available once people realize they can get real
> money for it.  The prices cited a couple of messages
> back seem to be in the ballpark.  It will be a long time
> before the price of v4 rises high enough to make it
> worth the risk of going v6 only.

New ISP's are born everyday.

Some of them will be able to have a "Buy an ISP that has 
IPv4" or "Buy IPv4 space from known brokers" line item in 
their budget as part of their launch plans.

Most won't.

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