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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.


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? :)