[arin-ppml] The non-deployment of IPv6

Seth Mattinen sethm at rollernet.us
Wed Dec 9 00:47:46 EST 2009

Ted Mittelstaedt wrote:
> I think that we all really ought to agree that 2010 is the year
> that ISP's stop accepting the "I can't" excuse from their upstreams when
> they ask about IPv6 and insist on being told the real truth on why
> the upstream isn't doing it.  A transit AS would have to have an
> extremely gnarly backbone that actually "couldn't" run it.  I mean, even
> stuff that you fish out of the Dumpsters behind the better ISP's can run
> IPv6 now.

Believe me, I tried really, really hard with Verizon. When I turned down
my SAVVIS circuit for other reasons, I mentioned that native IPv6 could
have persuaded me to keep it anyway. I keep checking with Sprint from
time to time (hi, Wes) to see if/when I can convert my tunnel to native.


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