misunderstanding scale (was: Ipv4 end, its fake.)
mark.tinka at seacom.mu
Sun Mar 23 19:05:00 UTC 2014
On Sunday, March 23, 2014 08:39:51 PM Mark Andrews wrote:
> Can I suggest that you re-read what I said. I did not
> say "WILL BE REACHABLE". I said "THEORETICALLY
> REACHABLE". I also said "GLOBAL UNIQUE" address not
> "PUBLIC ADDRESS".
> The point is one should be able to get addresses with
> these properties. It's your decision about whether to
> use all the properties the addresses have.
I was agreeing with you, not speaking against you, Mark.
> As for printers directly reachable from anywhere, why
> not. We do have the technology to authenticate requests
> regardless of the IP address the request originates
> from. Whether that is built into your printer or not is
> a purchasing decision. I see nothing wrong with being
> able to print out something from the other side of the
> world for someone else to pick up. The cost to do this
> shoudn't amount to more than a couple of cents in the
> printer's price as it is all one off engineering.
That question was rhetorical - everybody on this list
already knows the answer :-).
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