any interesting/useful resources available to IPv6 only?

James R Cutler james.cutler at
Fri May 3 17:33:56 UTC 2019

> On May 3, 2019, at 11:47 AM, Doug Barton <dougb at> wrote:
> On 5/3/19 8:14 AM, Brian J. Murrell wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I am trying to make a case (to old fuddy-duddies, which is why I even
>> need to actually make a case) for IPv6 for my own selfish reasons.  :-)
>> I wonder if anyone has any references to interesting/useful/otherwise
>> resources on are only available to IPv6 users that they can forward to
>> me.
> This type of marketing approach was pursued doggedly for many of the early years of IPv6 rollout. It was as misguided then as it was ineffective.
> If you have plenty of IPv4 space, you have no case for IPv6. (And I say that as one of the most enthusiastic proponents of it.) OTOH, if you are/might/will be approach(ing) any kind of IPv4 capacity limitation, then you want to start deploying IPv6 ASAP.
> The other case that makes business sense is a content provider with a lot of traffic. You can get different, and often better, peering relationships over IPv6; and there are a lot of eyeball networks, especially mobile providers, who are using it natively nowadays.
> hope this helps,
> Doug

The most valuable/useful network resource available today using IPv6 is a mobile network customer. (Not necessarily IPV6 only, but IPv4 requires extra effort.)

James R. Cutler
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