[arin-ppml] DRAFT POLICY ARIN-2011-1: GLOBALLY COORDINATEDTRANSFER POLICY (Legecy space)
owen at delong.com
Tue Apr 12 18:30:57 EDT 2011
On Apr 12, 2011, at 1:16 PM, Jeffrey I. Schiller wrote:
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> On Tue, Apr 12, 2011 at 04:00:14PM -0400, Owen DeLong wrote:
>> In a market where higher prices lead to greater production,
>> speculation brings liquidity. In a market where increased production
>> is not possible, speculation leads to higher prices and increases
>> the probability of market manipulation.
> Who knows, in our context "production" might be interpreted as
> increasing the rate of adoption of IPv6. Certainly if IPv4 addresses
> were to become prohibitively expensive, IPv6 will look a lot more
> attractive. Food for thought.
You'd be hard pressed to find a bigger IPv6 cheerleader than me.
I don't think for one second that high priced IPv4 will increase the rate
of IPv6 adoption. Indeed, it may well take vital money away from IPv6
projects in order to cover the costs of "vital" projects that need IPv4 space.
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