[Nottingham] Easy network programming

Charles Samuels charles at kde.org
Sun May 13 21:26:20 BST 2007

Martin wrote, on Sunday 2007 May 13:
> If we all move over to IPv6 right now, isn't going to get
> heavily overloaded? is an anycast address, that means that if you send to that 
address, it will "cast" to "any" address that claims to be (no, 
not just anyone can do this..).

Furthermore, if an ISP notices that a significant portion of their traffic 
goes to the 6in4 anycast address, they'll likely wind up giving their 
customers a real ipv6 address, but meanwhile, IANA can just start providing 
more gateways.

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