Subject: Re: (Somewhat OT) Re: INET6 in GENERIC
To: Steven M. Bellovin <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: J. Scott Kasten <email@example.com>
Date: 02/23/2006 22:47:20
On Thu, 23 Feb 2006, Steven M. Bellovin wrote:
> I don't think the US DoD is the primary driver for the conversion,
> though it will help. I do think the pieces are just about in place.
> The issue has always been an n-way chicken-and-egg problem. Sites
> used for cell phones, PDAs, and set-top boxes today. Wouldn't it be
> nice if my Internet-enabled cell phone could tell my Internet-enabled
> video recorder what to record? Doing that today involves upleasant
> interactions with NAT boxes. Microsoft wants seamless connectivity
> because it's easier and lets them write simpler-to-use software.
THE KILLER APP EFFECT! :) That is what it will take.
J. Scott Kasten <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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