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Re: IPv6 news

  • From: Christopher L. Morrow
  • Date: Thu Oct 13 18:58:54 2005

On Thu, 13 Oct 2005, Jeroen Massar wrote:

> On Thu, 2005-10-13 at 11:05 -0700, Peter Lothberg wrote:
> > Is there anyone who can talk to it using IPv6 on the Nanog list?
> >
> > (Time20.Stupi.SE, 2001:0440:1880:1000::0020)
> As a certain "Tier 1" still uses a mesh of tunnels and uses Viagenie in
> Canada as their transit provider latency to the above IP is in the area
> of 300ms, going transatlantic twice. IPv4 latency is only 66ms though.
> I do hope that some "Tier 1's" get their act together and start doing
> native IPv6. I already once suggested upgrading their hardware to
> them ;)

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. Oh, and some parts, critical parts even, of v6 are still