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



On 2012-11-29 13:53 ,  . wrote:
> On 29 November 2012 12:48, Dobbins, Roland <rdobbins at arbor.net> wrote:
>>
>> On Nov 29, 2012, at 6:47 PM, Bj?rn Mork wrote:
>>
>>> What's the proper term for software which happens to access the network?
>>
>> Just about anything, these days.
>>
>> ;>
>>
>> 'Network-enabled' or 'network-capable' software, maybe?
>>
> 
> Connecting a app to a network is a fundamental change, so perhaps
> change the app to become a "network app".  A piece of software
> connected to a network turns from a product into a service.
> 
> "Programmers" is to a wide group of people.  I am PHP programmer. How
> will ipv6 impact me? nothing, probably.

*ahem*

As Owen already alluded to, some programs (PHP also) actually store IP
addresses in databases. Thus if you where storing those as 32bit, you
are out of luck.

[..]
> There are two groups of programmers, a)  these that have programming
> only as a job,  and  b) these that invest time beyond that.

Group a for you? :)

Greets,
 Jeroen