[arin-ppml] IPv6 Allocation Planning

Charles O'Hern charles at office.tcsn.net
Wed Aug 11 14:34:40 EDT 2010

Ted Mittelstaedt wrote:
> On 8/10/2010 12:49 PM, Charles O'Hern wrote:
>> Snipped the rest as I had no disagreement with it.  But in response to
>> the above:  Why would I bother spending time pressuring my upstreams to
>> transport and BGP advertise IPv6 if I can't get an allocation from ARIN
>> in the first place?
> Because if you can't get an allocation from ARIN then the ONLY place
> else you can get it from is your upstreams.
> We WANT you to be spending time pressuring your upstreams to transport
> and advertise IPv6 - if you don't, who will?  And if nobody does, when
> will they start doing it?
> you want IPv67 for what?  For expected eventual demand from customers,
> because your ahead of the curve.  Your upstreams are not ahead of the
> curve, they war waiting for ACTUAL demand from customers - that means
> you - before they start looking at it.
> So, you want IPv6 - you go to ARIN can can't get it - you then go to
> the next best place - your upstreams - you pressure them - they start
> routing IPv6 - mission accomplished.
> Ted
You are absolutely right, I should pressure them to deploy IPv6 in my
area no matter my plans.

Charles O'Hern
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