Why no IPv6-only day (Was: Protocol-41 is not the only tunneling protocol)

Neil Harris neil at tonal.clara.co.uk
Tue Jun 7 09:41:11 CDT 2011


On 07/06/11 15:28, Mark Andrews wrote:
> In message<8A6A00C3-BD6D-4FB4-AE82-73816DFD9EC0 at delong.com>, Owen DeLong write
> s:
>>> Things like happy-eyeballs diminish it even with perfect IPv6
>>> connectivity.  100ms rtt doesn't cover the world and to make
>>> multi-homed servers (includes dual stack) work well clients will
>>> make additional connections.
>> Is happy eyeballs actually running code ANYWHERE?
>>
>> Owen
> Chrome does something close using 300ms.  There is code out there
> that does it and there really should be lots more of it as it mitigates
> lots of problems.
>

There's also a bug currently open for the equivalent functionality in 
Firefox:

https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=621558

-- Neil





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