It was on, or about, Sun, 09 Sep 2007 23:32:32 +0200, that as I was
halfway through a large jam doughnut, Peter Köhlmann wrote:
> Erik Funkenbusch wrote:
>> On Sun, 09 Sep 2007 14:14:47 +0100, Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>>> Why upgrade to Vista?
>>> ,----[ Quote ]
>>>| Now let's discuss Microsoft's four reasons to upgrade. First, the |
>>>improvements in searching for data. I use Google Desktop which gives me
>>>| Google's world class search functionality across all my files and |
>>>emails. The cost...Zero! It runs great on XP. No need to upgrade for |
>> Oh, please. Upgrading to IPv6 for *ANYONE* on *ANY* OS is not going to
>> be easy. And there are a million reasons for that, most of which have
>> to do with the fact that few applications, and even fewer networking
>> products support anything other than IPv4.
>> Even under Linux.
> Really, Erik?
> Did you notice that linux distros include IPv6 since years by default?
Certainly I recall that SuSE 6.4 (March 2000) had it, & it may have been
included in versions earlier than that.
> What difficulty might there be to "upgrade" to a version which is
> already installed by default since years?
> Did you miss on your "linux installation" (speak: LiveCD) that since
> years you where told how to *disable* IPv6 for ISPs which don't adhere
> to standards and you have longer than needed timeouts?
> Are you really *that* clueless?
You need to ask?
Surely you are not comparing the non-existent Linux (at that time) with
(Windows)98? - Hadron aka Hadron Quark, Hans Schneider, & Damian O'Leary
comp.os.linux.advocacy - Thu, 16 Aug 2007