May 14, 2001

New net traffic plan snarled

Author: JT Smith

From the Wall Street Journal (via ZDNet News): "You thought upgrading the operating system of a single PC was a chore.
Imagine the headaches involved in revamping millions of servers across
the globe so they can better route traffic over the Internet.

It is a problem that engineers, government researchers and entrepreneurs have
been grappling with for a decade. Many of those people will meet this week in Ottawa
to update efforts to coordinate the global move to the upgrade, dubbed Internet
Protocol version 6, or IPv6."


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