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Re: ASN Name of the week

  • From: Carlos Friacas
  • Date: Wed Jul 25 13:25:39 2007


On Wed, 25 Jul 2007, Tuc at T-B-O-H.NET wrote:


Hi,

ASNV6, no clue... but 32-bit ASN are already prepared, at least in
the registry world.

	It was just a joke, since the AS is getting high up there
in the 2 byte range (2/3's of the available ones down I think) and
was implying that moving to 4 byte would be as fast/efficient/complete
as going to IPV6 (Not...)

That's actually something funny......
We'll probably run out of v4 addresses sooner than 2 byte ASN, however, globally it seems more pieces of the puzzle are in place for the latter "revolution".


But then again... IPv6 is a long run thing. Most people still don't understand how IPv4 works... :-)

Cheers,

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