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Re: IPv6 and HTTPS
From: Jima <nanog () jima us>
Date: Sat, 27 Apr 2013 23:55:41 -0600

On 2013-04-27 11:01, Owen DeLong wrote:
On Apr 26, 2013, at 9:55 PM, Jima wrote:
On 2013-04-26 01:29, Don Gould wrote:
I agree with others that there is still way to much XP and other non
supporting platforms and I suspect that by the time we get those out of
the system we'll be most of the way there for IPv6 access.

And heck, you don't even need to get rid of XP for IPv6 -- just enable the stack.  (It's not the greatest implementation, but 
`ipv6 install` is still an easier sell than "replace your computer.")

This will work until you no longer have an IPv4 resolver available for DNS. After that, XP fails miserably.

I could only wish the biggest software barrier to disabling IPv4 on local networks was XP's DNS resolver path.

Doing away with IPv4 isn't a sane short-term goal for anyone carrying along software as old as XP anyway; I'd focus on getting IPv6 to all of the things and marginalizing IPv4 destinations to the point that CGN is of reduced impact and concern.

 Oh, and a pony.

     Jima


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