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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 Kjorling)
- Date: Wed, 19 Dec 2001 22:34:26 +0100 (CET)
- In-reply-to: <[email protected]>
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On Dec 19 2001 16:22 -0500, Michael Richardson wrote:
> >>>>> "Michael" == Michael Kjorling <[email protected]> writes:
> 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?
That is something I know nothing about, actually.
> 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.
Which, in the end, would amount to about the same thing.
My definition of "IPv6-only" would be that you have to have IPv6 to
> 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.
I won't argue that particular point one way or another - I just
wonder, does it help or prevent them from developing protocols,
compatible or not? I seriously think it doesn't do much for that.
There _are_ site local prefixes available if they just want a large
number of addresses, and I am certain there is ways to toss packets
back and forth between sites as well.
Michael Kjörling -- Programmer/Network administrator ^..^
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