Yahoo and IPv6

Lorenzo Colitti lorenzo at
Sat May 14 02:12:08 UTC 2011

On Tue, May 10, 2011 at 11:22 AM, Owen DeLong <owen at> wrote:

> In other words, Igor can't turn on AAAA records generally until there are
> 182,001 IPv6-only users that are broken from his lack of AAAA records.

There will be no IPv6-only users. There will only be users with better IPv6
connectivity than IPv4 connectivity.

> This will be interesting. Personally, I think it will be more along the
> lines
> of when there are more IPv6 only eye-balls with broken IPv4 than there
> are IPv4 eye-balls with broken IPv6, AAAA will become the obvious
> solution.

Agreed. The problem is how to get there. Given that 0.2% of Google users has
IPv6 today, my money is still on this taking a while.

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