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The world in which IPv6 was a good design
Why is IPv6 such a complicated mess compared to IPv4? Wouldn't it be better if it had just been IPv4 with more address bits? But it's not, oh goodness, is it ever not. So I started asking around. Here's what I found.
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3 days ago by lidel
201708 - apenwarr
Networking history explained with
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5 days ago by slyskawa
The world in which IPv6 was a good design | Avery Pennarun
The IETF people, when they were thinking about IPv6, saw this mess getting made […] and they said, hey wait a minute, stop right there. We don’t need any of this crap! What if instead the world worked like this? […] It would have been beautiful. Except for one problem: it never happened.
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5 days ago by ap

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