N reasons for not deploying ipv6 (was: Re: [narten@us.ibm.com: PI addressing in IPv6 advances in ARIN])

David Conrad david.conrad at nominum.com
Mon Apr 17 20:34:14 CEST 2006


On Apr 17, 2006, at 9:35 AM, Eric Klein wrote:
> For example, in spite of the fact that "school children in China  
> are literally starving for IP addresses; a school system with  
> 60,000 schools (in 2000) applied for IPv4 addresses and was awarded  
> an entire Class C network (just 254 actual IPv4 addresses for the  
> many millions of children and teachers)" [1], and the fact that  
> "China now has 111 million Internet users, second only to the  
> United States" [2]

Sigh.  I do get tired of this particular myth and I wish people would  
apply a bit of critical thought before repeating it.  See http:// 
www.apnic.net/news/hot-topics/internet-gov/ip-china.html for the  
actual state of IPv4 addressing in China.


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