Re: 2.4 and full ipv6 - will it happen?

From: Bernd Eckenfels (
Date: Wed Aug 21 2002 - 16:31:21 EST

In article <> you wrote:
> it. There are people who want to see it mainstreamed. Face it, IPv4 is
> inadequate for today's needs. What happens when the entire IPv4 addressing
> space is exhausted? Move to NAT? I don't think so.

Well, I think the worlds oil ressources will be exhausted before the IPv4
Space is exhausted. There are a lot of possible ways.

> requirement. NAT destroys that, and therefore makes those applications
> either unusable, or difficult to use without special configurations.

well.. another option is, to write sane applications.

> No, IPv6 may not be mainstream yet, but there *are* people who want to use
> it. Just because you don't, doesn't mean that nobody else should. I, for
> one, will welcome IPv6's adoption with open arms.

i am using it on my personal family lan and to connect to irc servers, but I
dont see it becoming mainstream this decade. Hell, even there is no accepted
DNS standard, yet.

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