Follow Slashdot blog updates by subscribing to our blog RSS feed

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror
For the out-of-band Slashdot experience (mostly headlines), follow us on Twitter, or Facebook. ×

Comment: Re:Unlikely (Score 1) 294 294

Dude. I'm privacy conscious and I want/use IPv6.

As already mentioned many times, all modern computers support IPv6 privacy extensions giving you a regularly changing random IPv6 address.

Furthermore, does your IP-address really matter when you are logged in to you Google and Facebook account all the time on all your devices and dozens of cookies/trackers follow you on every website you visit? Your IP-address is quite irrelevant these days.

Comment: Re:Cloud (Score 1) 294 294

Still can't use it on Amazon (excluding the worthless-to-me ELB).

Microsoft Azure does not support IPv6 at all. From Azure's FAQ:

Does Azure support IPv6?

Microsoft has played a leading role in helping customers to smoothly transition from IPv4 to IPv6 for the past several years. To date, Microsoft has built IPv6 support into many of its products and solutions like Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 R2. Microsoft is committed to expanding the worldwide capabilities of the Internet through IPv6 and enabling a variety of valuable and exciting scenarios, including peer-to-peer and mobile applications. The foundational work to enable IPv6 in the Azure environment is well underway. However, we are unable to share a date when IPv6 support will be generally available at this time. For more information on IPv6 technologies and IPv6 support available in the Windows operating system today, see Microsoft’s IPv6 information site which includes business, technical, and developer resources: http://technet.microsoft.com/e...

So, no. Maybe some day.

Source: http://azure.microsoft.com/en-...

Comment: Re:Run your own mail server (Score 1) 266 266

What whitelist?

The only problem with self-hosting a SMTP-server is you often get blocked because your server's IP-address is being blacklisted because it's a residential customer's IP address. I have solved this configuring my mailserver to use my ISP's SMTP-server as a smarthost. Works fine.

Comment: Re:LOL ubuntu (Score 1) 125 125

Why have to get rid of this idea of "apps". It was nice, thanks Apple for making it popular, but now we had enough. Let's define some decent standard Javascript APIs and move to something that will work on all device/OS, like HTML. Apps will keep us in this Apple/Google duopoly forever.

Comment: Re:Why (Score 1) 314 314

Here, in the Netherlands, all people drink tap water, except when in restaurants. This of course has to do with the fact you can charge 2 euro for a glass of tap water while people will feel ripped off if you charge that for a glass of tap water. There are movements going on to persuade bars, restaurants to also serve tap water for environmental reasons. Bottled water is a huge waste of resources (in countries where the tap water is as good or better as bottled water).

By the way, my tap water, which is pumped out of the ground about 2 km from here, contains 0.12 mg/l fluoride (according to the water company).

If the code and the comments disagree, then both are probably wrong. -- Norm Schryer

Working...