[arin-ppml] "Millions of Internet Addresses Are LyingIdle" (slashdot)

Dale W. Carder dwcarder at wisc.edu
Tue Oct 21 22:48:25 EDT 2008

On Oct 21, 2008, at 2:58 PM, Ron Cleven wrote:
>> 2) How can the transition be simplified?

Translation.  We must enable IPv6-only nodes to be able
to reach IPv4-only nodes one way or another.

We've been down the protocol translation path before, and I'm
happy to report I don't know of any GatorBox's still running
on our network.

>> 3 Most importantly, how can the transition be incentified?

On Oct 21, 2008, at 3:34 PM, michael.dillon at bt.com wrote:
> By pushing requests up the supply chain which is one thing that
> governments are trying to do by mandating that publicly funded
> agencies begin migrating to IPv6.

I agree with this approach.  One of the components of the
IPv6 negative feedback loop is the lack of v6-ready products.
Governments are a big enough purchasing entity to spark
vendor movement in this direction.


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