CC: s to Non List Members (was Re: 202203080924.AYC Re: 202203071610.AYC Re: Making Use of 240/4 NetBlock)

Nathan Angelacos nangel at
Wed Mar 9 01:34:26 UTC 2022

On Tue, 2022-03-08 at 19:25 -0500, Tom Beecher wrote:
> The only way IPv6 will ever be ubiquitous is if there comes a time
> where there is some forcing event that requires it to be. 
> Unless that occurs, people will continue to spend time and energy
> coming up with ways to squeeze the blood out of v4 that could have
> been used to get v6 going instead. I don't foresee anything changing
> for most of the rest of our careers, and possibly the next generation
> behind us. 

Exactly.   The only thing I see changing anything is when the MTU gets
low enough that you are sending more encapsulation headers than
payload.   When the effective MTU is 8, then... But by then I'll have a
1Tb link to my house... so who cares?!

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