[arin-ppml] IPv4 Depletion as an ARIN policy concern

Lee Howard spiffnolee at yahoo.com
Mon Nov 2 10:03:33 EST 2009

> > Yes, if you don't have IPv6 connectivity, you can't connect over IPv6.
> > That's a careless LAN administrator.
> Why are you libeling me?  You say I'm a careless if I turn on IPv6 on my
> LAN before my ISP offers IPv6 connectivity, so how the hell am I supposed
> to test whether our applications work with IPv6, as some of my customers
> are demanding?  (By "our applications", I mean applications that we write
> for our customers.  How are our programmers supposed to write network-
> agnostic applications without ever seeing an actual IPv6 network?)

"Libel"?  Seriously?  That's not libel, it's just name-calling.
I would suggest you test your applications on a test network, not your 
production network.  Otherwise, your testing might interfere with your
production connectivity, and not just in the case of IPv6.



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