[arin-ppml] Preemptive IPv6 assignment

Christopher Morrow christopher.morrow at gmail.com
Thu Oct 7 17:01:53 EDT 2010

On Thu, Oct 7, 2010 at 4:46 PM, William Herrin <bill at herrin.us> wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 7, 2010 at 2:40 PM, Heather Schiller
> <heather.skanks at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Massively assigning
>> space doesn't come with a person to design your addressing plan,
>> updated software tools to support and configure, or turn v6 on your
>> routers.
>> In fact, I would argue against forced assignment - because monitoring
>> number of requests from the RIR may be a useful measure of potential
>> v6 adoption - if nothing else, it's an indication of the number of
>> organizations who have given it enough consideration to request a
> Hi Heather,
> Like a horse, you can't make me drink but you can lead me to water.
> You don't have to. I'll eventually seek water on my own. But how much
> money will your employer first lose to dual stack and v4 CGN?

guessing probably none? how would those be money losers? they'll be deploying:
  o v6 - dualstack
  o v6 - CGN/6rd/dslite

either way, 'win' (and v6 deployment). If the 'cgn' is merely v4
nat44... then things just keep chugging along, eh?

I must have missed the point...


> Lead us to water. Some of us will drink.
> Regards,
> Bill Herrin
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