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Re: IPv6 news
As I know, BT and P2P (some apps), already are using IPv6 ;-) And in 6-12 months the new Vista will start replacing XP, with IPv6 enabled by default. If you observe what is happening with XP and IPv6 NOT enabled by default, you may guess what will happen and how many apps. developers will take it seriously. Regards, Jordi > De: Sean Figgins <[email protected]> > Responder a: <[email protected]> > Fecha: Wed, 12 Oct 2005 15:56:05 -0600 (MDT) > Para: <[email protected]> > Asunto: Re: IPv6 news > > > On Wed, 12 Oct 2005, william(at)elan.net wrote: > >> addresses. But of those "few" many are those doing P2P sharing >> especially with BitTorent and this application requires open port >> on the user end, so in fact P2P and BT may prove to be the cornerstone >> to getting wider use of IPv6 after we ran out of v4 space... > > Both BT and other P2P protocols are perfectly happy behind NAT. There are > a few that seem to prefer that they have a non-natted address, or use some > port forwarding. > > Those applications will just need to be fixed if it becomes a common > practive of handing out NAT addresses to customers. > > I think the bigger problem would be that of a larger company running out > of RFC 1918 space, for various reasons. > > -Sean ************************************ The IPv6 Portal: http://www.ipv6tf.org Barcelona 2005 Global IPv6 Summit Information available at: http://www.ipv6-es.com This electronic message contains information which may be privileged or confidential. The information is intended to be for the use of the individual(s) named above. If you are not the intended recipient be aware that any disclosure, copying, distribution or use of the contents of this information, including attached files, is prohibited.