Philosophical question for IPv6 Day

Jared Mauch jared at
Thu Jun 9 02:27:04 CEST 2011

On Jun 8, 2011, at 8:24 PM, Erik Kline wrote:

> On 8 June 2011 17:21, Bill Owens <owens at> wrote:
>> Which is better, at this stage of IPv6 deployment and transition:
>>  - a fully dual-stacked website, functional for a v6-only client without resorting to v4, and located at a separate URL (www.ipv6, etc.)
>> or
>>  - a v6-accessible skeleton at the main URL (www) that isn't functional by itself, and forces the client to use v4 to fetch a substantial amount of the content.
>> Bill.
>> (I vote for the first choice, since I don't think the second one really proves anything - it doesn't drive backbone traffic, doesn't reveal path problems, etc.)
> The second one.  It might seem cheesey, but it can be steadily
> refactored and improved for more IPv6 piece by piece and gains real
> IPv6 users.  Nobody uses alternate domainnames.

I would say +1 on this as well.

I've had my systems and our corporate sites have been dual-stacked for years but we're not doing mass-consumer interaction (Eg: revenue from selling ad space, where views and click-through matter).

- Jared

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