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Re: IPv6 support : how to make it work

From: Ville Skyttä <ville.skytta@iki.fi>
Date: Mon, 31 Jan 2005 23:07:48 +0200
To: Bernard Massot <bmassot@free.fr>
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-Id: <1107205668.4018.386.camel@bobcat.mine.nu>

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.
Received on Monday, 31 January 2005 21:07:54 GMT

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