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