[arin-ppml] IANA IPv4 /8 burn rate....

Ted Mittelstaedt tedm at ipinc.net
Fri Aug 29 20:22:08 EDT 2008

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Stephen Sprunk [mailto:stephen at sprunk.org] 
> Sent: Friday, August 29, 2008 2:23 PM
> To: Ted Mittelstaedt
> Cc: 'Scott Leibrand'; 'Alain Durand'; 'ARIN PPML'
> Subject: Re: [arin-ppml] IANA IPv4 /8 burn rate....

> The economics strongly favor that scenario, and that scenario 
> has been 
> played out several times in the past: nobody is willing to 
> step up and 
> spend the money to fix things, which gives their non-acting 
> competitors 
> an financial advantage, so any major change to the Internet 
> must result 
> from actual failure because that forces _all_ players to act 
> at the same 
> time.
> The financial markets also encourages executives to cut costs today 
> despite disastrous long-term consequences, because the 
> executives will 
> rake in tens of millions of dollars in the meantime and then pull the 
> ripcord on their golden parachute when their choices catch up 
> to them, 
> leaving the mess to the next round of execs -- or a 
> bankruptcy court -- 
> to sort things out and start the cycle over again.

Then I ask you, how long until the Halkan's prediction of galactic
revolt is realized?  IPv4 is illogical, it cannot endure, and
therefore you are illogical to willingly be a part of it.

Do nothing - let the failure happen.


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