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Big day for IPv6 - 1% native penetration
I've found myself becoming a snob about IPv6. I almost look down on
IPv4-only networks in the same way that I won't go see a film that isn't
projected on DLP unless my arm is twisted. I'm a convert, and I'm glad to
see the adoption rate edging up.
However, I still scratch my head on why most major US ISPs *have* robust
IPv6 peering and infrastructure and are ready to go, but they have not
turned it on for their fiber/cable/DSL customers for reasons that are not
clear to me.
I keep pestering my home ISP about turning it on (since their network is
now 100% DOCSIS 3), but they just seem to think I'm making up words. One
can hope, though.
On Tue, Nov 20, 2012 at 11:53 AM, TJ <trejrco at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Tue, 20 Nov 2012 10:14:18 +0100
> > Tomas Podermanski <tpoder at cis.vutbr.cz> wrote:
> > > It seems that today is a "big day" for IPv6. It is the very first
> > > time when native IPv6 on google statistics
> > > (http://www.google.com/intl/en/ipv6/statistics.html) reached 1%. Some
> > > might say it is tremendous success after 16 years of deploying IPv6 :-)
> > Funny enough, the peaks are indicating... week-ends !
> > Do people use more google during the WE, or do they have more IPv6 @
> home ?
> Purely anecdotally, I can say: Yes.
> Atleast in my case I have native IPv6 at home and via my mobile devices,
> but not at my client sites.
> *Sidenote: That's why I am at those client sites, helping 'fix' that. ;)