[ppml] NANOG IPv4 Exhaustion BoF
BillD at cait.wustl.edu
Wed Mar 5 14:54:28 EST 2008
> Raul Echeberria wrote:
> >> Without some form of transfer policy, ARIN simply becomes
> >> as address consumers go to the "black" market in order to
> meet their
> >> requirements.
> > Or they adopt IPv6.
> > Which are the factors that will make take one decision or
> other is an
> > interesting discussion.
> Don't forget that, until the entire rest of the world adopts
> IPv6, organizations doing so will still need IPv4
> addresses/connectivity to run dual-stack or some sort of (yet
> to be standardized or
> commercialized) protocol translation. If nothing else, a
> legitimate market for IPv4 transfers will ensure that new
> entrants can get the IPv4 addresses they need to support
> whatever technology they choose to use to communicate with
> the rest of the IPv4 Internet.
Well, we'd like to think that such market would 'ensure' that they would
get the addresses they 'need'.
I'd say that this may be probable, but uncertain....
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