OLPC does end run around IP addresses

Mikus Grinbergs mikus at bga.com
Wed Jan 13 10:02:03 EST 2010

> Surely all your machines can communicate quite happily using IPv6
> link-local addresses? Why this fascination with Legacy IP?

Because none of my facilities (including my desktops) are set up to use
IPv6.  More to the point -- I have an emotional prejudice against IPv6
-- I am NOT looking forward to the day when my refrigerator has its own
IPv6 address, and reports to third parties how much beer I have downed.


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