[ppml] "Who's afraid of IPv4 address depletion? Apparently no one."

bmanning at vacation.karoshi.com bmanning at vacation.karoshi.com
Sat Feb 9 19:23:26 EST 2008

On Sat, Feb 09, 2008 at 05:51:06PM -0600, Dan White wrote:
> bmanning at vacation.karoshi.com wrote:
> >     {picking on facebook as a typical content provider}
> It's interesting that you should pick facebook as your example 
> popular site:
> http://slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=08/02/08/1627201
> I believe the focus on the PC access paradigm might be missing 
> the potential for IPv6 adoption. As an ISP admin, I expect it 
> will be years after the exhaustion of the IPv4 pool before most 
> of my customers will be concerned about dual stacking, even
> though they may not be able to access some content.

> The potential for IPv6 probably rests in the hands of mobile, 
> embedded and networking devices. If providers build these types 
> of devices, and the next generation of services, on IPv6 and the 
> advantages it provides, then those services will bootstrap the 
> rest of the industry - "You mean I can do *that* on my PC?".

	er... surely you intended, "...You mean I CAN'T to *that on
	my PC?"

	I'm persuaded that you have identified the next round of 
	connectable devices.

> As someone who gets excited about tech, I hope it's not the stick 
> (IPv4 is running out!) that moves us along but rather the 
> potential services and devices that we create that get us there.

	i beleive that both carrot and stick are needed for 
	this beast'o'burden to get moving. 
> - Dan White


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