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Re: IPv6 news

  • Date: Wed Oct 12 19:46:28 2005

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.


> 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) 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

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