matthew.flaschen at gatech.edu
Wed Feb 4 07:51:39 GMT 2009
> Ric Moore wrote:
>> On Tue, 2009-02-03 at 09:04 -0600, Ian wrote:
>>> Keep in mind, I know nothing about IPv6 other
>>> than what I
>>> read on Wikipedia. It states that less than 1% of the internet uses
>>> it. I heard it can
>>> slow down your internet connection. Again, since I am not familiar with
>>> it, I don't know how to verify those claims.
>> It's a sure bet it will become more widely used in the near future.
>> Heck, if it were more widely adopted everyone could get a static IP
>> address at birth. :) Ric
> Will it eventually replace IPv4? Or will it always be a supplement?
Yes. In the future it will be impossible for every computer to maintain
an IPv4 address. There just aren't enough, even with NAT.
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