[ppml] IPv6>>32

Randy Bush randy at psg.com
Mon May 9 17:23:44 EDT 2005

>>> Yes stewardship is about resource management so that it is available
>>> in the future, but is also about allowing current use of the resource
>>> in ways that don't artificially constrain innovation to past practice.
>> this deserves one concrete example where it is doing so.  otherwise it's
>> all outer space where we have no idea what we could or should be doing
>> other than the current v6 marketing smoke, build it and they will come.
> One could argue that the smoke coming from the 'conservation is paramount'
> crowd deserves at least one concrete example of why a well managed set of
> 45 bits is insufficient ...

one answer is in four characters "IPv4."  which is one big reason why ipv6
deployment is essentially negligible.


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