Facebook and IPv6 Day

Ignatios Souvatzis ignatios at cs.uni-bonn.de
Thu Jun 9 09:44:40 CEST 2011

On Wed, Jun 08, 2011 at 11:00:17PM +0200, Leen Besselink wrote:
> On 06/08/2011 05:32 PM, Will Lawton wrote:
> > The goal for 'today' was to get IPv6 enabled, not to move from v4 to v6. Getting the entire site working under IPv6 was a much larger task than any one engineer was able to drive at this time.
> >
> > We will continue to work towards getting all of the backing code able to support an entire IPv6 supported site, but for now it is dual-stack and still requires some IPv4 connectivity.
> >
> > -Will
> Also a lot of performance consious webdevelopers would tell you that a
> lot of websites use atleast 2 domains for their website.
> Not just for use with a CDN but also for old browsers especially IE6
> which one use 2 connections per hostname to connect to the website.
> So they use a seperate hostname(s) for certain static files so the
> browsers opens more connections and thus loads faster.

Only they also use it for additional Javascript and Flash, and it loads
slower because I have to enable yet more domains in NoScript.


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