Subject: Re: (Somewhat OT) Re: INET6 in GENERIC
To: Thomas E. Spanjaard <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: J. Scott Kasten <email@example.com>
Date: 02/22/2006 23:23:28
On Thu, 23 Feb 2006, Thomas E. Spanjaard wrote:
> The number of $ 0.5 million seems a lot to me, but I guess you have
> experience with that. I'm no corporate guy :). But still, do you think the
> argument still holds that developing for IPv6 now is cheaper than stacking
> hack on hack on hack for the next X years?
Yes, I'm a strong v6 supporter - for all those reasons. I've argued the
case in 3 companies now. It is a really tough job. That's why it is not
more pervasive than it is. I was just giving everyone a glimpse into why
we don't have it.
> That smells of the often-seen lack of knowledge of manager types (Dilbert
Lack of knowledge is part of it. But the other part is that execs don't
weigh the cost/benfit the same as engineers, or even users.
J. Scott Kasten <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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