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experiments in IPv6

May 12, 2012

I have been hearing that a new version of the TCP/IP addressing system is “imminent” since 1994. 18 years later, I have been moved to look into it, to see what it offers or requires. I found more requirements than benefits, some of which are noted below. The argument is the old addressing scheme doesn’t […]

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free music? free as in speech, that is

January 22, 2009

[From Apple – QuickTime – Macworld 2009 Keynote] cf:

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what will the chickenhawks say about this?

October 25, 2006

What gives you the right to f*** with our lives: VII: The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. Staff Sgt. Ronald L. Paulsen, 53, of Vancouver, Wash., died on Oct. 17 in Tarmiya, Iraq, from injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his […]

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April 4, 2006

The update to 10.4.6 may not have gone as badly as I thought. There are rumors that permissions cleanup tasks make the install take longer. To my mind it was just hung. Got to a message about IPv6 and then just stopped. So I reverted back to 10.4 and ran the massive updaters overnight. After […]

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