Philosophical question for IPv6 Day

Brian E Carpenter brian.e.carpenter at
Thu Jun 9 14:26:18 CEST 2011

On 2011-06-09 17:17, Gert Doering wrote:
> Hi,
> On Wed, Jun 08, 2011 at 08:21:16PM -0400, Bill Owens 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.
> 3rd option:
> - a fully dual-stacked website, functional for a v6-only client, located at
>   the main domain name
> Which is what people have been doing years ago, and the Internet did not
> come to an end...  time to stop finding excuses for non-deployment.

Exactly. It works fine for all three classes of users (v4-only, dual stack,
and v6-only). If some advertising-related crap is v4-only, guess what -
v6-only users don't see the ads, and only the lame advertiser gets hurt.
The world is as it should be.


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