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On 1 feb 2011, at 13:01, Owen DeLong wrote:

>>> IPv4 is very dead in the sense that it's not going to go anywhere in the future.

>> 	taking the long view - your statement applies equally to IPv6.

IPv6 has many places to go in the future. Of course the future is long, and there will be a point when IPv6 is no longer what's needed. But we're nowhere close to that point now.

> I disagree. I think there is little, if any, innovation that will continue to be put
> into IPv4 hence forth. I think there will be much innovation in IPv6 in the
> coming years.

I'm afraid it may be the other way around: lots of IPv4 innovation just so IPv6 can be avoided a few more years.