Yahoo and IPv6

Owen DeLong owen at delong.com
Mon May 16 17:43:35 CDT 2011


On May 16, 2011, at 1:56 AM, Iljitsch van Beijnum wrote:

> 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.

Meh, a very short term problem at worst.

Owen





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