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Re: IPv6 news

  • From: Randy Bush
  • Date: Wed Oct 12 20:40:39 2005

>> but, if you read my message, the point is that all the major
>> hosted services will not be dual stack.  half of them can't even
>> provide well-deployed ipv4 service; try
> That is not entirely the fault of the hosting companies..  Note that  
> verio,, towardex, and many other progressive hosting companies  
> have been dual stack for a long time.  Perhaps the services that are  
> not able to do dual stack will vote with their wallets and either  
> move to a company who can help them with this or at least buy better  
> engineers.  Something has to sort of make them do it though, I can't  
> see just coming up with this idea on their own.

my point is that they have no incentive to do so.  there are no
significant v6 customers, and will likely not be until after we
have blown through v4 space.  this is what i mean by the bad gap.

and don't you just love the suggestions of natting v6?