[arin-ppml] Discussion Petition of ARIN-prop-125 Efficient Utilization of IPv4 Requires Dual-Stack

Seth Mattinen sethm at rollernet.us
Tue Dec 28 14:15:33 EST 2010

On 12/28/2010 11:10, William Herrin wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 27, 2010 at 2:46 PM, Owen DeLong <owen at delong.com> wrote:
>> On Dec 27, 2010, at 8:35 AM, William Herrin wrote:
>>> 1. The organization has previously received an IPv6 allocation or
>>> assignment from ARIN or another RIR, or
>> Delete paragraph 1. What is the point of allowing one to bypass the
>> requirement by merely acquiring a block of IPv6 addresses?
> Hi Owen,
> IIRC, ARIN staff presented some numbers in Atlanta to the effect that
> only about a quarter of the folks using IPv4 addresses under an ARIN
> RSA had actually requested IPv6 addresses. I can think of a number of
> possible explanations but they largely imply the same thing: most of
> the key orgs on the Internet haven't taken the first step in their
> respective IPv6 deployments.

I honestly don't think that most of those that haven't deployed or are
actively working on IPv6 by now will will not bother until their next
IPv4 request is denied due to runout (ISP) or they find themselves
unable to access things on the internet they deem important (end user).


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