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"Programmers can't get IPv6 thus that is why they do not have IPv6 in their applications"....



In message <alpine.BSF.2.00.1211271621190.85108 at murf.icantclick.org>, david rai
strick writes:
> On Tue, 27 Nov 2012, Jeroen Massar wrote:
> 
> > As for actually getting IPv6 at home or at work, there are so many ways
> > to get that, thus not having it is a completely ridiculous excuse.
> 
> bull.  explain using a tunnel broker to anyone who isn't a network 
> engineer.

If they are writing network based code a tunnel broker should not
be a issue.  Tunnel brokers are not that hard to use.  They are
after all just a VPN and millions of road warriers use them everyday.

> oh, and then make that work inside a typical F500 corp network with 
> restrictions on inbound and outbound ports, no admin user access to 
> desktop machines, etc.

And if they are developing a product for the company there are
procedures to get the changes needed to do the development.

> Until the orgs that support the developers find that v6 is a priority 
> (through whatever means it happens - neteng/IT/etc pushing it up the chain 
> or politics/marketing pushing it down the chain) and it's functional on 
> the typical corp desktop, the typical corp application engineer is going 
> to have no motivation (not to mention no time in his/her schedule to 
> reengineer their platform) to support v6.
> 
> 
> ...david (who hasn't read the rest of the thread. but is it really any 
> different than any other?)
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