Re: IPv6 adoption
On Wed, Jul 12, 2000 at 12:16:12AM -0700, Joseph Carter wrote:
> > Remember, IPV6 addresses are 128 bits because a number of members of
> > the IPv6 working group didn't understand that 64 bits was significantly
> > more than twice the number of addresses than 32 bits.
> I'd like to assume they didn't think they were going to multiply the
> address space by 4 and really did intend to raise the address space by
> several orders of magnitude.
If all the ipv6 addresses were distributed evenly across the planets
surface, there would be roughly 423,354,243,695,259,002,656 per square inch.
And, no, I don't know what this has to do with anything.