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Re: Going dual-stack, how do apps behave and what to do as an operator (Was: Apple Airport Extreme IPv6 problems?)
On 9/21/07, Mark Andrews <[email protected]> wrote: > > In article <[email protected]> you write: > > > >On 9/15/07, Jeroen Massar <[email protected]> wrote: > >> [spam: Check http://www.sixxs.net/misc/toys/ for an IPv6 Toy Gallery :)] > >> > >> Somewhat long, hopefully useful content follows... > >> > >> Barrett Lyon wrote: > >> [..] > > > >[ clip ] > > > >> Of course when there is only a A or AAAA only that protocol will be > >> used. All applications are supposed to use getaddrinfo() which sorts > >> these addresses per the above specification, the app should then > >> connect() to them in order, fail/timeout and try the next one till it > > > >Since when is a timeout on the Internet ok? Haven't we moved beyond > >that? > > You mean to say you get 100% connectivity with IPv4? I mean to say that I don't willingly set out to deliver < 100%.