[arin-ppml] Encouraging IPv6 Transition

William Herrin bill at herrin.us
Wed May 16 12:02:21 EDT 2012

On 5/16/12, Joel jaeggli <joelja at bogus.com> wrote:
> On 5/16/12 07:47 , William Herrin wrote:
>> On 5/16/12, Owen DeLong <owen at delong.com> wrote:
>>> On May 16, 2012, at 5:34 AM, William Herrin wrote:
>>>> Until you throw in the missing goal, the one we're discussing in this
>>>> thread: Until IPv6 use is ubiquitous, barriers to acquiring
>>>> technically needful IPv6 address assignments should be minimized to
>>>> the maximum extent practical.
>>> To some extent, I agree with you. However, I don't believe that
>>> preemptive
>>> assignments remove barriers so much as create an illusory consumption.
>> I think that's a fair difference of opinion. Short of trying it, I
>> don't know that it's possible to prove it one way or another.
> How many glop multicast addresses are you using?
> I ran out, but I suspect I'm the outlier there.

Zero. I have yet to work on a task where multicast looked useful as
something other than a replacement for local LAN broadcast. I hear
tell such a beast exists but I haven't seen it for myself.

Bill Herrin

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