V6 still not supported

Joe Maimon jmaimon at jmaimon.com
Wed Mar 23 17:04:47 UTC 2022

Michael Thomas wrote:
> On 3/22/22 10:34 PM, Joe Maimon wrote:
>>> There is this other side: I'm dualstack, and I simply dont notice.
>> Being in transition state indefinitely is not success.
>> The other side is when you are v6 only and you dont notice. We arent 
>> there yet. Thats the failure.
> This is a terrible way to look at things. SIP has been gradually been 
> taking over the PSTN signaling for 20 years. It has not rooted out 
> every SS7 installation on the planet and probably won't until I'm long 
> dead. Is that a failure? It's certainly a "transition state". After 
> not paying attention for probably a decade and seeing how much it's 
> penetrated I'd call that a resounding success. The same is true of 
> IPv6 with all of the mobile uptake. Legacy is hard. It always has been 
> hard. Calling something a failure because it doesn't instantly defeat 
> legacy a terrible take. It was always going to be difficult to add 
> address space to IP regardless of how it was done. All of the bagging 
> on IPv6 and imagining a better ipng ignores that basic fact.
> Mike
SIP wasnt formulated to save telephony. In fact sip has nearly 100% 
adoption for ip based telephony. It did displace legacy and proprietary 

There is no comparison. IPv6 transition was intended to complete before 
run out using Dual Stack. Fail.


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