[ppml] Policy Proposal: IPv6 Assignment Guidelines

Ted Mittelstaedt tedm at ipinc.net
Mon Aug 20 15:06:08 EDT 2007

>-----Original Message-----
>From: ppml-bounces at arin.net [mailto:ppml-bounces at arin.net]On Behalf Of
>David Conrad
>Sent: Friday, August 17, 2007 6:43 PM
>To: Steve Bertrand
>Cc: ppml at arin.net
>Subject: Re: [ppml] Policy Proposal: IPv6 Assignment Guidelines
>On Aug 17, 2007, at 2:24 PM, Steve Bertrand wrote:
>>> There is no shortage of IPv6 addresses and if the world
>>> ever does run out of IPv6 addresses, we will all be dead when it
>>> happens.
>Michael is right about one thing: we'll be dead because the Internet  
>users of the world will unite and rightfully hunt us all down and  
>kill us for being so inexcusably stupid as to burn through 2^128  
>addresses.  :-)

Hold on there - when running on the Infinite Improbability Drive
the ship Heart of Gold cruises at a much higher improbability level
than 2 to the power of 128


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