Yahoo and IPv6

Jim Gettys jg at freedesktop.org
Sat May 14 13:25:08 CDT 2011


On 05/14/2011 01:59 PM, Iljitsch van Beijnum wrote:
> dditional carrier NAT in the future.
>
> I've been on IPv6 for a long time. When I started with IPv6, the only 
> applications (to use the term loosely) that understood v6 were ping6 
> and traceroute6. These days, I think the only thing I wouldn't be able 
> to do over IPv6 is print.
And I've been able to print using IPv6 on the $200 HP ethernet/wireless 
printer I bought over 18 months ago...

Times are changing.

But we have to get naming squared away.  Typing IPv6 addresses is for 
the birds, and having everyone have to go fuss with a DNS provider isn't 
a viable solution.
             - Jim





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