[LINK] IPv4 Exhaustion

Tom Worthington tom.worthington at tomw.net.au
Tue Feb 1 16:43:35 AEDT 2011

Roger Clarke wrote:
> Now that we prettymuch know the actual date, has anyone done a trace 
> of Geoff Huston's predictions, and their relationship to the actual 
> result? ...

Geoff Huston's 2007 prediction for IPv4 Exhaustion was 22nd May 2010,
which was reasonable. This is in "IPv4 Unallocated Address
Space Exhaustion" (2007-09-24):

This is referenced in the Wikipedia entry "IPv4 Address Exhaustion"
which has a good summary of the issues:

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