Packaging guidelines: IPv6

Jeff Garzik jgarzik at
Thu Jul 6 16:35:25 UTC 2006

On Thu, Jul 06, 2006 at 02:06:31PM +0100, David Woodhouse wrote:
> If we're serious about Extras, we need to keep up with Core in
> portability and features. IPv6 isn't such an esoteric feature these
> days, just as UTF-8 isn't.

Just to point out to the crowd here:

Lack of IPv6 and UTF-8 support means you are locking out huge swaths of
Asian users (and Middle Easterners too, depending on the language).

These are not just arbitrary features on some manager's checklist.

Real users are being locked out...


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