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[rpd] A typical conversation with a service provider on v6

Mwendwa Kivuva Kivuva at
Mon Jun 16 12:29:36 UTC 2014

As we have seen, it will take some effort, both time and money to increase
v6 footprint. It's inevitable in the long-run. But while our v4 addresses
are not depleted, are customers ready to pay more for V6?

Mwendwa Kivuva, Nairobi, Kenya

"There are some men who lift the age they inhabit, till all men walk on
higher ground in that lifetime." - Maxwell Anderson

On 16 June 2014 15:15, Guy Antony Halse <G.halse at> wrote:

> On Sun 2014-06-15 (21:06), Owen DeLong wrote:
> > It is intended to help inform the community so that
> >    they can vote with their Franks/Dinars/Dollars/Rupies/etc. and their
> >    feet.
> +1
> The problem, I think, is that not enough people are willing to do this, and
> will accept a second rate service for the sake of expediency (or, more
> likely, simply don't see the issue).  That means, financially at any rate,
> my
> foot-vote makes little difference.  So if you're going to do this, you need
> to make sure that the ISP you're leaving knows exactly why.
> Also this doesn't just apply to ISPs and hosting providers; it also applies
> to hardware and software vendors too.
> - Guy
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> Africa
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