Reply to post: Re: "Nobody uses it..."

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

CrazyOldCatMan Silver badge

Re: "Nobody uses it..."

I use it!

Congratulations.

Now, image that you are a really big organisation that's invested a lot of money in the whole IPv4 pit - routers, firewalls, access control measures, all of which are potentially bypassable by a bad IPv6 implementation..

In short, IPv6 is a mess. It's a total camel[1], designed by people who really, really didn't consider about how it would get implemented in the real world.

And, when those implementation issues became obvious, made it more complicated still.

A pox on it. We need IPv7 - just add another octet at the start of IPv6..

[1] A camel being a horse designed by a committee. And not a cute itty-bitty-kitty-committee either..

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