Reply to post: Just Make IP4 addresses 8bytes

OK, this time it's for real: The last available IPv4 address block has gone

Panicnow

Just Make IP4 addresses 8bytes

IPv6 is a fail. It was compromised by special interests at standards time.

Adding a class of IPv4 with 8 bytes (IPv4+4) with 0.0.0.0.IPv4 being old IPv4 addresses.

Practically no programming changes needed. and we KNOW IPv4 works and scales!

OK let IPv6 live next to IPv4+4 and see who wins

Are the router manufacturers, MS, Apple and Google brave enough? Surely its in their interests to have a working scaling Internet. Otherwise it open up the opportunity to have a "private" proprietary Internet... Oh that's their plan!...

(I was the founder of First Commercial Internet company in Europe)

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