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

Seun Ojedeji seun.ojedeji at
Mon Jun 16 13:03:36 UTC 2014

sent from Google nexus 4
kindly excuse brevity and typos.
On 16 Jun 2014 12:48, "Mark Tinka" <mark.tinka at> wrote:
> On Monday, June 16, 2014 01:37:00 PM Seun Ojedeji wrote:
> > +1 but realistically speaking is there anything like v6
> > only resource at the moment?
> Best to work off the assumption that there will be, and
> count backwards.
But we are already assuming there is such v6 specific service as that is
what is used as a motivation to move. A content provider does not need to
worry about moving to v6 because a content provider is just a glorified

> > Sure...this is a final future scenario. Just that at the
> > moment we have few v6 champions. Instead folks are
> > aiming for v4 and since they are aiming for v4 it also
> > mean that v4 will stay longer that we may have presumed.
> As before, customers don't care whether it's IPv4 or IPv6.
> It is the ISP's that do.
By folks I meant the ISPs. We are saying customers will move the ISPs
however at the same time, we both know that customers don't really care
about the numbers but about the service. ;)

Maybe v6 does not need the much hype afterall.

> Mark.
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