BBC News - 'Fresh proposals' planned over cyber-monitoring

Charles Lindsey chl at
Sun May 12 09:25:16 BST 2013

On Sat, 11 May 2013 20:06:31 +0100, Roland Perry  
<lists at> wrote:

> In article  
> <CAG5KPzxMZADeqO+av0HyoQn5+vYa9-Y3rtuaDAYrJ3k5r9Dx2A at>,  
> Ben Laurie <ben at> writes
>>> All that was necessary was making the bottom 0.1% (or whatever) of  
>>> IPv6 map
>>> onto the old IPv4 space.
>> Oh yeah? So how would an IPv4 machine address the remaining space?

But I thought IPv6 did reserve a batch of numbers that would map into the  
IPv4 space (but not at the "bottom" of the IPv6 range).

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