Subject: Re: (Somewhat OT) Re: INET6 in GENERIC
To: None <>
From: Ignatios Souvatzis <>
List: tech-net
Date: 02/24/2006 10:44:12
On Thu, Feb 23, 2006 at 09:53:39PM -0500, J. Scott Kasten wrote:
> Actually, I was just noticing that I mentioned Japan, and you mentioned 
> the US Millitary.  The Japanese government won't acquire products that 
> don't have v6 capability after 2008.  It slipped by me that the U.S. 
> millitary was pushing for v6 in 2008 as well.  The new US Mil smart card 
> sign-on program has already thrown my executives into a panic.  :)
> Incidentally, is there some easily reached documentation on that 2008 US 
> Mil v6 push?  I would like to reference that.

Oh, that was announced to the world press a few years ago. I read about it
in the Heise newsletter. Quick searching revealed, among others:

US federal agencies: