fp.o content via IPv6

Mike McGrath mmcgrath at redhat.com
Wed Sep 9 19:30:12 UTC 2009


On Wed, 9 Sep 2009, Jeff Garzik wrote:

> On 09/09/2009 09:48 AM, Seth Vidal wrote:
> >
> >
> > On Wed, 9 Sep 2009, Matt Domsch wrote:
> >
> > > We could instead advertise www.ipv6.fp.o and make people choose to use
> > > v6 or not. Google does this today for exactly these reasons (failures
> > > elsewhere in the network we can't control). Kind of defeats the
> > > purpose though.
> >
> > Why not do this and continue working on ipv6 on the rest of the systems?
>
> "rest of the systems" == rest of the world.  could take a while :)
>
> This is precisely IPv6's catch-22:  if providers don't implement IPv6, then
> end user networks won't get fixed.  If end user networks don't get fixed,
> providers won't implement IPv6.
>

In fairness IPv6 is sort of a second class citizen atm.  Between me,
domsch and the volunteers we've had, several hours of time in the last
week have been spent debugging connectivity issues wrt ipv6.

	-Mike




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