[arin-ppml] Change of Use and ARIN (was: Re: AFRINIC And The Stability Of The Internet Number Registry System)

Joe Maimon jmaimon at chl.com
Sun Sep 12 17:44:35 EDT 2021



Owen DeLong wrote:
> The refusal to deploy 240/4 are mostly on the basis that it would take just as much code effort to do that as it would to put v6 on a box, with the exception that most boxes already have a v6 stack, so actually more effort, yet yielding substantially less gain.
Turns out that was wrong for the last 20 years. Time to shut that one 
down. It was a stupid self fulfilling mantra from the getgo. As if it is 
the place of the IETF to determine how engineers ought to spend their 
efforts. Their role is to enable. Not throw up roadblocks. Same here.

Also, your wording is misleading.

More correctly, "the refusal to step out of the way of deployment of 
240/4 (by those who may  have wished to do so)"

Joe


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