[arin-ppml] IPv6 in the Economist

Scott Leibrand sleibrand at internap.com
Fri Jun 6 00:49:00 EDT 2008

Michel Py wrote:
>> Scott Leibrand wrote:
>> The Economist, in their usual fashion, did a very good job with
>> their metaphors in explaining the issues of IPv4 exhaustion and
>> IPv6 transition for a general audience:
> I think it would have been better if it was accurate:
> http://www.economist.com/printedition/displaystory.cfm?story_id=11482493
>> {..} Support for IPv6 is already baked into most popular operating
>> system software. It is incorporated into Windows XP and Vista {..}
> Last time I checked, IPv6 was not "incorporated" into XP. Given the
> <sarcasm> huge popular success of Vista especially in corporate
> environments </sarcasm> that changes the picture a bit, as XP still is
> by far the most popular operating system.

It requires activation from the command line, but Windows XP definitely 
has IPv6 support.  I enabled and used it on my XP laptop at the last 
ARIN meeting.


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