Re: IPv6 and the "average user"

Alan Cox (
Thu, 21 Nov 1996 21:34:53 +0000 (GMT)

> > TV customers in the USA on couldnt be done. Abortions like dynamic
> > IP are directly due to this
> Or are dynamic IP's invented because there where not enough IPv4 addresses
> to give all users their own IP !

Thats what I mean

> MickeySoft is, IMHO, very pleased about IPv6: now they can force many users
> to give up win3.11 and other older software: they must use the software the
> MS updates to IPv6: Win9{5|6|7|8|9} and WinNT.

I bet 3rd party IPv6 stacks for Win95 appear

> BTW: Although it is a very big pain in the ..... to upgrade to IPv6 for
> everyone, we can use it's benifits: encryption and compression, these will
> ,along with others, being implemented in IPv6, I hope ?

Compression isnt. Nobody has quite decided where compression goes. Encryption