[ubuntu-uk] IPv6 - are you using it?

Kris Douglas kris at softdel.co.uk
Tue Oct 30 22:36:40 GMT 2007

On 30/10/2007, Gaurav Patel <patelgaurav at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Here's my (completly biased, and untrustworthy) opinion:
> > IPv6 is a can of worms that I really *Don't* want to open.
> > I'm not even convinced we need it anymore.
> > They've been saying we're running out of addresses for how long? Most of
> our websites are run under one IP address, you don't need an ip-address per
> website anymore, and companies don't need class C's for their LAN's with NAT
> around now.
> > (Class C used to be used for internet-connected LANs.)
> >
> > Have you ever tried to get your head round IPv6? I have... and promptly
> gave up. When I have to, I will, but I hope I never have to. Its not that
> memorable, or easy...
> >
> > Kirrus
> The point of it is just that - you do not need to worry about
> subnetting, or running out of addresses.
> IPv6 wont be happening on any large scale for a few years yet for
> exactly what you just said, but when it does, it will completely
> change a lot of things.
> Think of everything having their own public IP address... your mobile
> phone, your computers at home, your car, your toaster(?!)
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Actually, my toaster and oven have an IP address...

Kris Douglas
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