[arin-ppml] Policy Proposal 2008-6:EmergencyTransferPolicyforIPv4 Addresses - Last Call

Olivier MJ Crepin-Leblond ocl at gih.com
Thu Jan 8 14:53:37 EST 2009

Hello Michael:

Lessons learnt - not currently available although there's a presentation 
containing FREE.FR as an example, by CISCO's Mark Townsley available on:


It is interesting that around 5% of their subscribers have "opted in" in 6 
I have no link with free.fr whatsoever, but here are some links (and there 
is a selection on the right which translated the pages to English, Chinese 
or Turkish:


IPv6 is shown as a key success factor, an advantage over the competition:


and here's how a subscriber switches IPv6 on:


That's what I call pioneering. Free is using 6rd encapsulation (a kind of 
6in4 encapsulation). IMHO, other ISPs should learn from this strategy. Those 
who don't might disappear.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: <michael.dillon at bt.com>
To: <arin-ppml at arin.net>
Sent: Thursday, January 08, 2009 7:02 PM
Subject: Re: [arin-ppml] Policy Proposal 
2008-6:EmergencyTransferPolicyforIPv4 Addresses - Last Call

>> How else
>> would French ISP free.fr function if it was such an expensive
>> thing to roll-out IPv6? Read through their documentation and
>> you'll find out that they faced only a fraction of the
>> problems advertised by those individuals warning of v6 doom.
> Très interessant. Ou puis-je trouver cette documentation?
> Peut-être ce n'est qu'un problème de communication et si
> on publicise les leçons lernés par free.fr, d'autres
> peuvent aussi se profiter.
> Je suppose qu'il n y aura pas des objections si j'écrit
> en français, car ARIN se concerne aussi avec la region
> francophone de l'Amérique.
> --Michael Dillon
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