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Re: Important IPv6 Policy Issue -- Your Input Requested

  • From: Daniel Roesen
  • Date: Mon Nov 08 18:19:08 2004

On Mon, Nov 08, 2004 at 05:56:58PM -0500, Joe Maimon wrote:
> To all of us happily using ip4 does ipv6 offer anything valuable other 
> than more space?

Depends on who you are.

> Do net admins who dread troubleshooting real networks with 
> unrecognizable and unmemorizable addresses exist?

Actually, I find IPv6 addresses much more memorizable as you can
give your addressing plan hierarchical structure and don't get
about arbitrary numbers like in v4 CIDR where you don't even see
where a subnet starts and ends.


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