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[linux] RE: Take a Stand

Jeff King jeff at aerodata.net
Sat Oct 9 01:42:26 UTC 2004


Mistake, that should have read 10's of millions as opposed to 10's of 
thousands. I was just thinking of a single class B instead of the entire 
class A.

On Fri, 8 Oct 2004 21:35:15 -0400, Jeff King wrote:
>Kinda tells ya something there....
>
>We have 10's of thousands of 44 ampr net addresses we are not
>using...and my guess 95% of the assigned ones are currently unused.
>
>Now, there might be good reasons to get a IPv6 block, but at this
>point in time it most certainly has little to do with hams actually
>running tcp/ip over radio. And I'm not even sure there is a need for
>this, as from a routing perspective, it sure doesn't make any sense,
>assuming you still linked into the internet proper.
>
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>On Fri, 08 Oct 2004 19:28:25 -0400, James French W8ISS wrote:
>>OK....
>>
>>Maybe I'm missing the point here or maybe not.
>>
>>What little I understand about the new IPv6 address structure is
>>that it will give more addresses for usage.
>>
>>What is wrong with what we do have under the older APMERnet
>>addresses? Don't we still have plenty of room there to do what we
>>want to do and assign one to each and every ham in the world based
>>on them being licensed?
>>
>>James W8ISS
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