[arin-ppml] "Millions of Internet Addresses Are Lying Idle"(slashdot)
jrhett at svcolo.com
Tue Oct 21 14:36:15 EDT 2008
On Oct 20, 2008, at 4:35 PM, Owen DeLong wrote:
> Attempting to reclaim the space is a bit like trying to get all
> the passengers to bring their hair dryers to the bow of the titanic
> in hopes we can melt the ice berg in time.
Sorry, I'm a factual guy. Hyperbole like this does nothing to advance
> It has nothing to do with altering course. It's an attempt
> to dismantle the wall. As crazy as that sounds, the reality is
> that if we put focus on reclamation, there are those who will
> believe that it is a solution, not a band-aid.
Your first statement makes no sense -- delay does not equal prevent.
> We don't have infinite resources. As such, reclamation is
> definitely NOT the place where our limited resources will have
> the greatest effect.
I'm sorry, but how exactly is ARIN in a position to help the IPv6
migration? Show me exactly which resources would be removed from IPv6
migration to do something about reclamation.
This is not an EITHER / OR scenario. There is no battle over
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