Subject: Re: (Somewhat OT) Re: INET6 in GENERIC
To: Ken Hornstein <email@example.com>
From: Jonathan Stone <jonathan@Pescadero.dsg.stanford.edu>
Date: 02/23/2006 12:55:11
In message <200602232009.k1NK9tGh004993@ginger.cmf.nrl.navy.mil>,
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" :-/.