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Re: [opensuse] ipv6
  • From: Per Jessen <per@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 26 May 2016 08:24:01 +0200
  • Message-id: <ni64q1$8hj$>
James Knott wrote:

On 05/25/2016 09:26 AM, Anton Aylward wrote:
But unless and until all the agencies I deal with ALSO handle IPv6,
"why bother?" So long as they deal with IPv4 I end up using IPv4.

"Dual stack"?

No doubt this is where James comes in to tell of his experience in
the area, and I rather hear about that than him telling us all that
NAT is evil.

I have a browser add-on called "ShowIP", which displays the IP address
of the site I'm connected to. I see IPv6 more & more often, as more
sites move to it. Of course the big improvement for users is the
ability to directly access a computer behind the firewall, without
messing with port forwarding.

A big improvement that 99% of users won't need nor know about :-)

In the last 30 days, for IPv6 sites, I see almost exclusively bigger
companies with a large public audience - yahoo, google, youtube, the
EU, SBB, Porsche, academic/universities, linkedin, eurovisino, facebork
etcetera. For local sites, only these: (some ipv6 association) (academic). (national railroads) (national railroads)

German sites - Heise Verlag and eBay.

It's coming, but still veryyyyy slowly. Especially the smaller
providers and hosters are lagging behind, but also many big companies -
e.g. amazon, IBM, HP, SUSE, ABB, Credit-Suisse, UBS, FAZ.

Per Jessen, Zürich (14.5°C) - free dynamic DNS, made in Switzerland.

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