[OT] IPv6

Bob Sneidar bobs at twft.com
Wed Jun 6 14:23:20 EDT 2012

I'm sure we will need a huge tax increase worldwide to pay for the retrofitting of everything everywhere to accommodate IPV6 too. :-)


On Jun 6, 2012, at 10:57 AM, Richmond wrote:

> 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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