Re: IPv6 adoption
There are 340 282 366 920 938 463 463 374 607 431 768 211 456 IPv6
addresses. That's roughly 313 million addresses per every cubic
millimeter of Earth. Granted, the address space is sparse, but I
still think it's quite a lot.
So what the heck are you guys talking about?
John Galt wrote:
> Sounds like an idea for IETF. Until then, it's a little out of the hands
> of Debian...BTW, there IS a Debian list for IPv6...I've added it, and the
> next link on this thread might consider dropping -devel from the CC
> On Sat, 15 Jul 2000, Sean Reifschneider wrote:
> > On Sat, Jul 15, 2000 at 04:55:41PM +0200, Florian Lohoff wrote:
> > >I mean - 64k is enough for everybody and there is need for 5-6 Computers
> > >in the World ...
> > How does going with another larger finite amount of addresses resolve
> > that? "We're running low on 32-bit addresses, so let's make the new one
> > 64, or wait... 128 bits. 128 bits is enough for everybody." Why not
> > go with dynamic-sized addresses, if you really want to be future-proof?
> > Sean
> There is an old saying that if a million monkeys typed on a million
> keyboards for a million years, eventually all the works of Shakespeare
> would be produced. Now, thanks to Usenet, we know this is not true.
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