[arin-ppml] What will be the end result of IPv4 exhaustion?

Owen DeLong owen at delong.com
Tue Oct 21 16:19:21 EDT 2008

On Oct 21, 2008, at 1:15 PM, Jo Rhett wrote:

> On Oct 21, 2008, at 1:05 PM, Owen DeLong wrote:
>> the patterns of human behavior to date
>> suggest that  a time extension will be used primarily to  
>> procrastinate
>> v6 deployment rather than achieve it.
> Owen you routinely argue that it's not ARIN's job to do anything  
> about the routing table size.  However, you are suggesting that it  
> is ARIN's job to make people act more proactively?  One of these two  
> is possible (albeit in a limited fashion).  What you are proposing  
> is a pipe dream.
> Trying to speed up the car to ram it into the wall even faster and  
> harder isn't something that is in anyone's interest.

I'm not trying to accelerate the car. Just pointing out that sticking  
our feet out through
the door and yelling stop won't decelerate it significantly either.


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