[Bp_ipv6] Call for contributions - Preparation (Feedback to questions by: 22nd July)

Michael Oghia mike.oghia at gmail.com
Fri Jul 22 06:11:45 EDT 2016

Hi Marco, all:

Fair point. I understand what you mean, and I think that even merely
mentioning in the BPF that IPv6 is critical for scaling IoT as well as for
rolling out 5G it will suffice. I don't necessarily mean that we have to
dedicate entire sections to it.



On Fri, Jul 22, 2016 at 1:04 PM, Marco Hogewoning <marcoh at ripe.net> wrote:

> Michael, all,
> I'm not in favour of directly steering into this, as it quite possibly
> have too much effect of the scope.
> Both IoT and 5G are ill defined in terms of technology and use of
> protocols and addressing. We can only take an educated guess that those are
> unlikely to develop towards IPv4, for the simple fact there are no
> addresses available.
> But more then definition, we again would be looking future "what if"
> scenarios and as history proves, that has not been a very effective
> argument to deploy IPv6.
> No there might be somebody out there who essentially has a business case
> in which investment in IPv6 deployment is made with an expected return from
> IoT or a further evolution in mobile networks.
> In such case I hope they come forward and share that with us, but I would
> argue and not steer this at this stage by adding specific questions or
> sections the the output skeleton.
> Keep it simple and seek for current cases that relate to todays reality of
> running an access network or providing content or application services to
> today's Internet population.
> Just my 2 cents,
> MarcoH
> --
> Sent from mobile, sorry for the typos
> > On 22 jul. 2016, at 08:06, Michael Oghia <mike.oghia at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > About 5G and IoT - I was thinking more about the business aspect (and
> benefits) of 5G as it connects to IoT. If IoT is to scale, it will need 5G;
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