IPv6 day fun is beginning!

Neil Long neil at cymru.com
Wed Jun 8 03:29:40 CDT 2011


On 8 Jun 2011, at 02:13, TJ wrote:

> On Tue, Jun 7, 2011 at 21:04, Iljitsch van Beijnum  
> <iljitsch at muada.com>wrote:
>
>> On 8 jun 2011, at 2:31, TJ wrote:
>>
>>> ... and Gmail, too ...
>>
>> imap.gmail.com only has IPv4, though.
>>
>
> Good catch, applies to pop & smtp as well.  Baby steps, I guess?
> /TJ
>

Sadly, although I can connect over IPv6 to Gmail an email sent from  
within the browser to an IPv6-only address (AAAA but also an MX) still  
gives the "DNS Error: DNS server returned answer with no data" message.

Transport is one thing but getting applications working with an IPv6  
world will take longer (not that it is that hard :-) )

Cheers
Neil

--
Neil Long, Team Cymru




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