Re: unusual startup messages

Nathan Bryant (
Wed, 30 Oct 1996 23:22:56 -0500 (EST)

On Wed, 30 Oct 1996, ADAM Sulmicki wrote:

> 2) I think recalling that I have read somewhere recently (was it PC Week
> ??) that IETF has put the IPv6 on backburner for about a year or so
> because bussines did not like current implementation. (limited top level
> domains)

The top level domain debate has nothing to do with IPv6. That whole debate
centers on whether or not there should be other name registries competing
with the InterNIC.

> 3) rfc1883 says that it is volunatry, so we need support on the other end.
> So let hope that Linux boxes will dominate world by time when IPv6 will be
> standard :)

Ahh, wouldn't that be nice. I guess we're all entitled to a dream...

We don't have to wait for it though :-) we can set up two linux boxes
each acting as a firewall and operate a secure tunnel between two lans...

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