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Question about the future

Given the lack of addressing space, it is a matter of time, is'nt it?

-----Original Message-----
From: Peter Bunclark [mailto:[email protected]]
Sent: Tuesday, June 13, 2000 4:12 AM
To: [email protected]
Cc: [email protected]
Subject: Re: Question about the future

Are you expecting IBM Mainframes to be able to communicate to the billions
of next-generation phones, TVs, refrigeraters etc etc that can't possibly
fit into IPv4 address space and which will need IPv6's QOS, encryption,
flow control and so on?


On Mon, 12 Jun 2000 [email protected] wrote:

> Hello everyone,
>     I am the director of development for one of the IBM Mainframe TCP/IP 
> stacks.  Up to this point we have not implemented IP version 6, and none
> our customers have even asked us for this support.  I guess, I'm wondering
> this support will still be necessary.  So I thought I would solicit
> John Rankin