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Username: pchitescu
Date/Time: Tue, June 20, 2000 at 9:57 AM GMT (Tue, June 20, 2000 at 12:57 AM EEST)
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Subject: Not enough addresses using 128 bits ???????


Wow ! Not enough addresses using IPv6 !!! That's something new !!!

Even if half (64) of the bits will be used for various purposes as address type or geographical location with the remaining 64 bits we will be able to encode 2^64 = 1.844674407371*10^19 addresses.

For a population of 100 billion (uh-oh - I hope not) it will still provide more than 184 million addresses for each individual. IPv6 will be enough even if we colonize the entire Solar System (Jupiter included).


Paul Chitescu  |    |

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