Subject: Re: (Somewhat OT) Re: INET6 in GENERIC
To: Ken Hornstein <>
From: Jonathan Stone <>
List: tech-net
Date: 02/23/2006 12:55:11
In message <>,
Ken Hornstein writes:

>>} Japan has a government mandate for IPv6 services with a drop dead date in 
>>} the relatively short future.  There are a few other countries that have 
>>} followed suit.  That has always been my leverage with management.
>>     I'm not sure if I have the year right, but I think it is 2008 that
>>the US military will be switching to IPv6.  This could push things
>AFAIK, that date is the date set for when everything should _support_
>IPv6.  I don't believe there is a date set for when IPv4 should be
>turned off.  But those dates have a tendancy to slip.

Ken, you're a lot closer than most of us, but I';m sure is the third
such deadline that I've heard about.  A cynic might almost say the
deadline in question is always roughly "two years from now" :-/.