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Re: v6 subnet size for DSL & leased line customers
On Thu, 27 Dec 2007 22:57:59 +0100 Iljitsch van Beijnum <[email protected]> wrote: > > On 27 dec 2007, at 20:26, Christopher Morrow wrote: > <snip> > > Taken to its extreme "feature parity" means a search and replace of > all IPv4 specs to make every instance of "32 bits" "128 bits" but not > changing anything else. That's not what IPv6 is. Exactly. IPv6 is similar enough to IPv4 that it makes it easier to learn than if it were a completely new and unrelated protocol. It's different enough that you need to take each of the concepts and practices that you know and have used for IPv4 for many years and try to objectively evaluate whether they're still valid for IPv6. IPv6 has features that IPv4 has never had, but have existed in IPX and Appletalk since they were designed many years ago. If people have the time, learning about those protocols might help with more easily learning about IPv6. Regards, Mark. -- "Sheep are slow and tasty, and therefore must remain constantly alert." - Bruce Schneier, "Beyond Fear"