At 04:33 PM 11/13/2001 -0500, Perry E. Metzger wrote:
True enough. Of course, I know of no one who really used the OSI
not really true. back then, those who used it tended to tout the fact.
whereas I can name a lot of people using v6 every day -- myself
included -- and the growth rate is pretty astonishingly fast right
that's the real question, and the difficulty is making the assessment when
one is in the middle of the activity. my own sense is that v6 remains a
thoroughly fringe activity. That is, it has a very, very long way to
reaching critical mass.
now. Availability doesn't guarantee use, but lack of availability
correct, as long as one does not misunderstand, and think that availability
is a goal. it is a necessary intermediate step, but of no direct utility.
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