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Re: IPv6 news
On Fri, 14 Oct 2005, Jeroen Massar wrote: > On Thu, 2005-10-13 at 22:55 +0000, Christopher L. Morrow wrote: > <SNIP> > > > I also presume you sent them a check and showed them the business case for > > the upgrade? No large provider is going to upgrade anything without a > > business reason. > > Current clients are already paying them at them moment are they not, as > they apparently didn't reserve any funds for upgrades of their network, > nor didn't take IPv6 along in the last 10 years of hardware cycles, thus > clearly having played dumb for the last 10 years, how should their silly me... I forgot that stable ipv6 code has been available for 10 years, forget my protest then. > > > Oh, and some parts, critical parts even, of v6 are still > > 'broken'... > > Yep, there is no multihoming, but effectively, except for the BGP tricks > that are currently being played in IPv4 there is nothing in IPv4 either. > But one won't need to upgrade a Tier 1's hardware to support shim6, as shim6 is: 1) not baked 2) not helpful for transit as's 3) not a reality > that will all be done at the end site and not at the "Tier 1" level, so > that is just another bad excuse. or bad assumptions on your part, it's perhaps a matter of perspective.