No more IP for you

Dominic Thoreau dominic at
Wed Jan 20 15:46:04 GMT 2010

2010/1/20 Matthew Seaman <m.seaman at>:
> Atoms in Planet Earth (assuming composition 35% Fe, 30% O, 15% Si, 13% Mg,
> 7% Al by mass) about 10^50.
> So one IPv6 address per 10^11 -- 10^12 atoms.  Which is bigger than some
> viruses, but smaller than a typical mammalian cell.

Which will be just fine until we want to correspond with the camels in
the bio-dome on Mars.
Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and
remove all doubt.
	-- Abraham Lincoln

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