IPv4 / IPv6

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Subject: IPv4 / IPv6
Posted by:  Brian Cryer (not.he…@localhost)
Date: Wed, 27 Jan 2010

Does anyone have any idea when the web will be pushed to IPv6? (i.e. using
16 byte addresses rather than 4 byte ones.) None of the DNS services I use
appear to support IPv6 so I assume that its still a way off. I have a
project coming up where I need to log the IP address of requests and I'm
wondering whether using a string might be more future proof than an
integer - or whether for now I should just forget about IPv6.

Thoughts? Thanks.

Brian Cryer