Subject: Re: no v4?
To: Ignatios Souvatzis <>
From: Matt Thomas <>
List: tech-net
Date: 07/15/2002 09:04:12
At 01:47 AM 7/15/2002, Ignatios Souvatzis wrote:
>On Sun, Jul 14, 2002 at 05:38:14PM -0400, der Mouse wrote:
> > Is it really that bad?  I'd think that with Chaosnet and especially
> > DECnet under its belt, IPv6 wouldn't be that big a deal.  (But then,
> > I've not looked at the code yet, either - perhaps DECnet and Chaosnet
> > aren't really supported, just sitting around in <X11/X.h>.)
>DECnet used to work with Ultrix. I've used it in my youth.

Yes it did.  And I made the changes to X11 to get X11 working
with DECnet/OSI which had 20-byte addresses.  So I don't see
the problem with adding IPv6.  You just need a INET6CONN and
some C code. :)

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