[arin-ppml] Use of "reserved" address space.
jmaimon at chl.com
Sun Jun 27 00:21:10 EDT 2010
Stephen Sprunk wrote:
> Maybe if we had
> started on this ten years ago it would make sense,
Agreed. However, the reason we hadnt started on this ten years ago is
the exact one quoted above.
> but now it's far too
I certainly hope so. Otherwise things have really hit the fan. So I
would suggest we do so anyways, even as we assume that time proves it to
be a pointless endeavor. I certainly dont want to be having this exact
discussion ten years from now.
> IMHO, it's better to push manufacturers and network providers to
> IPv6 rather than distract them with yet another hack that will only keep
> IPv4 rolling along for another year or so.
What is wrong with an approach of "All of the above"?
Anyways, strong odds suggest that removing restrictions on reserved
space is a much simpler code change than including another network
stack, in any OS and in any firmware.
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