How to force rapid ipv6 adoption

Matthew Newton mcn4 at
Thu Oct 1 23:26:13 UTC 2015

On Thu, Oct 01, 2015 at 10:42:57PM +0000, Todd Underwood wrote:
> it's just a new addressing protocol that happens to not work with the rest
> of the internet.  it's unfortunate that we made that mistake, but i guess
> we're stuck with that now (i wish i could say something about lessons
> learned but i don't think any one of us has learned a lesson yet).

Would be really interesting to know how you would propose
squeezing 128 bits of address data into a 32 bit field so that we
could all continue to use IPv4 with more addresses than it's has
available to save having to move to this new incompatible format.



Matthew Newton, Ph.D. <mcn4 at>

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