Lack of IPv6 traffic stats makes judging progress difficult

Mikael Abrahamsson swmike at
Wed May 25 06:15:43 CEST 2011

On Tue, 24 May 2011, Eugen Leitl wrote:

> Without accurate IPv6 traffic statistics, neither the sponsors nor the 
> participants of World IPv6 Day will be able to tell for sure how much 
> IPv6 traffic is sent over the Internet on June 8 or how much difference 
> the event has on IPv6 traffic volumes afterward.

Personally I don't care about how much IPv6 traffic flows on June 8, I 
thought the whole idea of the trial was to make sure it didn't break IPv4?

If June 8 comes and passes and there is zero increase in IPv6 traffic but 
also zero breakage for IPv4-only customers, I'd call it a raging success.

Mikael Abrahamsson    email: swmike at

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