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Big day for IPv6 - 1% native penetration



On Nov 26, 2012, at 15:10 , "Dobbins, Roland" <rdobbins at arbor.net> wrote:

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> On Nov 27, 2012, at 3:37 AM, Owen DeLong wrote:
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>> CGN does not scale and cannot scale. At best, it's a hack that might allow us to cope with a few years of transition while there are still devices in homes that are IPv4-only, but it certainly doesn't reduce or remove the imperative.
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> I agree wholeheartedly, but I'm unsure whether or not this view is held by those who control spending and prioritization within most, or even many, ISPs.
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> Mobility (and everything is inexorably becoming mobile) is an obvious place where IPv6 makes a lot of sense, for example.  But native IPv6 on one's own access networks and then gatewaying/proxying to IPv4 for actual 'Internet' connectivity seems to be a significant direction.

Interesting. All the IPv6 capable carriers I talk to are only gatewaying/proxying to IPv4 for things unreachable via IPv6.

If you've got an IPv6 capable cell phone on an IPv6 capable mobile network, I doubt that you get to google through an IPv4 proxy.

Owen