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pTLA request for MICROSOFT - review closes 2 January 2002
- Subject: pTLA request for MICROSOFT - review closes 2 January 2002
- From: [email protected] (Michael Richardson)
- Date: Wed, 19 Dec 2001 16:22:40 -0500
- In-reply-to: Your message of "Wed, 19 Dec 2001 12:05:46 +0100." <[email protected]>
>>>>> "Michael" == Michael Kjorling <[email protected]> writes:
Michael> Just a comment out of curiosity - why wouldn't they be able to
Michael> do that same thing with what they have now? Matter of fact is
Michael> that they do have two /48s:
Michael> (from the 6Bone whois) ipv6-site: MICROSOFT origin: AS8070
Michael> descr: Microsoft IPv6 Site country: US prefix:
Michael> 3FFE:2900:201::/48 prefix: 3FFE:C00:8036::/48
Aren't these prefixes subject to recall?
Michael> Plus, if they decide to make their services (say, Passport)
Michael> IPv6-only when a great deal of the world does not speak IPv6,
Michael> that will cause a major uproar. I don't think they would be able
Michael> to do that, actually.
Who said anything about making password IPv6 only?
You just might have to have an IPv6 address to use it.
Michael> As I have said, I am not a fan of Microsoft. But I don't see why
Michael> them getting a pTLA on 6Bone or not would help or stop them from
Michael> developing incompatible protocols. Those are two completely
Michael> different issues.
I'm just throwing a strawman into the field.
There are many things that having control over a number space permits.
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