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Re: IPv6 support : how to make it work

From: Bernard Massot <bmassot@free.fr>
Date: Wed, 2 Feb 2005 00:03:27 +0100
To: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <20050201230327.GJ11576@bernard>

On Mon, Jan 31, 2005 at 11:07:48PM +0200, Ville Skyttä wrote:
> On Mon, 2005-01-31 at 15:16 +0100, Bernard Massot wrote:
> > I've found out how to make the validator support connections to IPv6 web
> > sites : you have to modify libwww-perl (aka LWP) to make it use
> > IO::Socket::INET6 instead of IO::Socket::INET in Net/HTTP.pm .
> > I asked LWP's developper to modify this module but he didn't even answer
> > my mail so I can't say when IPv6 support will be enabledin official
> > version.
> Developers are often busy and cannot answer emails immediately.  I'd
> suggest that you send your modifications to the libwww-perl mailing list
> for public evaluation instead of pinging the author directly; that way
> they might have better chances being included some day.
That's what I wanted to do first, but LWP's website only points at
archives inactive since 2001 so I thought this ML was dead. However I've
just discovered that it's not true and I've sent them a mail.
I'tell you if I receive interesting answers.
Bernard Massot
Received on Tuesday, 1 February 2005 23:03:30 UTC

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