Subject: Re: INET6 in GENERIC
To: David Young <>
From: Thomas E. Spanjaard <>
List: tech-net
Date: 02/20/2006 20:01:31
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David Young wrote:
> Just to amplify what Steven is saying, it's no secret that Windows XP
> already supports IPv6 and one or more migration protocols (Teredo? 6to4?).
> Mac OS X, too, supports IPv6 and 6to4.

Afaik, Windows XP has the first 'real' implementation of Teredo, and 
it's no secret that Microsoft likes it.

> My OS X laptop, my NetBSD desktop, and my various development servers
> have global IPv6 reachability, in spite of my IPv4-only ISP, thanks in
> no small part to Microsoft's 6to4 gateway.

Same here. Even my Windows games machine has IPv6!

> Speaking as one who had to wrangle a NAT firewall recently to get an
> application to work, I look forward to the day when an IPv6 connection
> is the norm, and NAT is a distant memory.

It's a breath of fresh air, sure is. In spite of what certain trolls 
keep on saying...

         Thomas E. Spanjaard

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