Subject: Re: (Somewhat OT) Re: INET6 in GENERIC
To: Jonathan Stone <jonathan@Pescadero.dsg.stanford.edu>
From: John Nemeth <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 02/23/2006 14:27:58
On Jul 16, 7:30am, Jonathan Stone wrote:
} 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" :-/.
Except that I originally heard about it some time ago (i.e. at
least 2.5 years ago and I haven't heard of any slippage.
}-- End of excerpt from Jonathan Stone