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

John R. Levine johnl at iecc.com
Tue Mar 25 00:47:25 UTC 2014


> How long, exactly, do you expect 3.2 billion unicast addresses to provide
> enough addressing for 6.8+ billion people?

Oh, I'd say a decade.  Like I said, I have IPv6 on my server and my home 
broadband, which mostly works, with the emphasis on the mostly.

>> 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.

Regards,
John Levine, johnl at iecc.com, Primary Perpetrator of "The Internet for Dummies",
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