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    Europeans Do Not Lead, They Follow Like Sheep
    by Anonymous on Monday September 27 2004, @06:59AM (#14220)
    Europeans Do Not Lead, They Follow Like Sheep

    One can not conclude that an old, densely
    populated place on Earth is NET-literate.
    Europe is a good example. They follow the
    the dictates of the ISOC and ICANN and the
    IETF. Look at their brain-washed following of
    the IPv6 schemes.

    European government leaders see that their
    European technologists are immature and third-world.

    http://www1.ietf.org/mail-archive/web/ietf/current /msg31439.html
    Here is a typical example:

    At 12:27 PM +0200 9/27/04, Francis Dupont wrote:

      - I don't believe the protocol works with NATs using global addresses
          on both sides (yes, this is a stupid way to use NATs but one can say
          that using NATs is already stupid :-)

    If you mean "non-private" on both sides, there is a very good reason for such NATs (well, if you believe that there is any reason for NATs). You have a Class C from your ISP and have hard-wired values in dozens of boxes, have gotten certificates for some of the IP addresses, have hard-wired the IP address in other places, and so on. One day they call and say "we've changed your IP range just because we can". Tossing everything behind a NAT using the old addresses keeps everything working until you can handle the transition.

    --Paul Hoffman, Director
    --VPN Consortium
    [ Reply to This | Parent ]
    The Growing IPv6 Fiasco
    by Anonymous on Monday September 27 2004, @07:19AM (#14221)
    http://www.merit.edu/mail.archives/nanog/msg01546. html

    Re: IPv6 support for com/net zones on October 19, 2004

            * From: Daniel Roesen
            * Date: Mon Sep 27 07:30:47 2004

    On Fri, Sep 24, 2004 at 02:10:58PM -0400, Matt Larson wrote:
    > We would welcome opportunities for IPv6 tunnels to further improve our
    > connectivity. Please contact ipv6-peering@verisign.com if you're
    > interested.

    Please do NOT do any long-haul tunneling! See the MIPP document for
    elaboration on reasoning. I can understand tactic short-haul tunnels
    to actually provide any connectivity, but please no long-haul tunnels
    which really distort global v6 routing decisions. Seek native transits
    in US and be done with it.

    Thanks for your consideration.

    Best regards,
    Daniel

    [ Reply to This | Parent ]
    RIPE Does Not Understand Their /8s Are Useless
    by Anonymous on Monday September 27 2004, @07:45AM (#14222)
    echo 15 >/proc/sys/net/ipv4/ip_default_ttl

    Regional IP Address Block Registries are a really
    bad idea.

    RIPE Does Not Understand Their /8s Are Useless
    and are reclaimed for use on U.S. broad-band
    networks.
    [ Reply to This | Parent ]


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