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Big day for IPv6 - 1% native penetration
On 11/27/2012 12:41 PM, Mark Andrews wrote:
> In message <50B512B6.1010701 at mtcc.com>, mike writes:
>> On 11/26/12 9:32 PM, Mikael Abrahamsson wrote:
>>> The main problem with IPv6 only is that most app developers (most programme
>> rs totally) do not really have access to this, so no testing is being done.
>> This is a point that is probably more significant than is appreciated. If the
>> IT, and networking ecosystem don't even have access to ipv6 to play around wi
>> you can be guaranteed that they are going to be hesitant about lighting v6 up
>> in real life.
> I've had IPv6 for nearly a decade with no help from my ISP. I
> needed it to do IPv6 developement. It isn't hard to get IPv6 if
> you need it.
The point is that most developers and others don't think they
"need" it so they don't seek it out. If there were far more native
v6 (ie, that it's there without having to do something proactive),
the app problems would almost certainly work themselves out
because it would become apparent.