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Re: Access to the IPv4 net for IPv6-only systems, was: Re: WG Action: Conclusion of IP Version 6 (ipv6)

  • From: Mark Newton
  • Date: Wed Oct 03 10:11:37 2007

On Wed, Oct 03, 2007 at 12:02:31PM +0200, Iljitsch van Beijnum wrote:

 > The tricky part is that we're not going to agree on that as a  
 > community, so the status quo will persist until someone cares enough  
 > to do something drastic that moves the entire industry in one  
 > direction or another.

That isn't actually true.  I could move to IPv6 and deploy a NAT-PT
box to give my customers access to the v4 Internet regardless of 
whatever the rest of the community thinks.

This whole "debate" is a complete waste of time, because everyone,
yourself included, knows that regardless of what consensus we end
up with, at the end of the day if NAT makes sense NAT will be
deployed.  End of story, game over.

This whole meme that says we need the entire industry to move in 
the same direction at the same time is yet another delaying
fallacy, and yet another example of you proposing that we all
behave like old-skool telcos inside the exact same 24 hour period
when you decry any suggestion that we act like old-skool telcos.


  - mark

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