[OT] IPv6

Richmond richmondmathewson at gmail.com
Wed Jun 6 13:57:46 EDT 2012

On 06/06/2012 08:44 PM, Mark Wieder wrote:
> Richmond-
> Wednesday, June 6, 2012, 10:03:26 AM, you wrote:
>> Oh, dear; another retro soul, like myself . . .  :)
> Yes, like Bob said. If you try to do the Right Thing you'll find that
> the rest of the world hasn't caught up yet and all sorts of things
> will break. I think some day there will come another y2k panic moment
> when folks realize that we really *have* run out of ip addresses and
> then everyone will scurry around to backfill patching code that should
> have been done long ago.

Ha, Ha, Ha . . . Mark et al; I have spent my life doing the Wrong Thing,
so I can really see no besetting reason to change now.

The nonsense on the BBC website (the BBC being specialists in nonsense, 
especially when it comes to computers)
says something about 2015 being the date when IPv4 will vanish of the 
face of the earth. But the other day I was, as
usual, working out kids' exam marks with a slide-rule, so 'Boo' to that!

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