Yahoo and IPv6

Iljitsch van Beijnum iljitsch at
Mon May 16 08:56:34 UTC 2011

On 16 mei 2011, at 9:31, Owen DeLong wrote:

> I believe that the BitTorrent clients
> are smart enough to discard the IPv4 nodes reached through NAT64 and will, instead, just
> use the native IPv6 nodes. I don't see this as a problem and I"m not sure why you do.

Because that way the IPv4 and IPv6 swarms remain disconnected in the absence of some dual stack peers. (I.e., if the swarm is small and you're the only IPv6 participant.)

It would be much better if you could go from IPv6 to IPv4 through a NAT64.

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