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    OK, I missed half this discussion since I only saw the LVL1
    posting.  I can talk plenty about IPv6 (hopefully less nervously
    than I did at Notacon earlier this year) but I don't think I can
    make Oct 10th because of the Fark+Reddit thing going on in Lexington
    that day.<br>
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    <div class="moz-cite-prefix">On 9/19/2012 12:02 PM, John Hicks
      wrote:<br>
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      Alex, we meet on the second Wednesday, which would be October 10.
      Spread the word and see you there!<br>
      Thanks,<br>
      John<br>
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      On 09/19/2012 08:50 AM, Alex Hagerman wrote:
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cite="mid:CAHikNVLKiR6nXOX-WpztY6SiX58wN8FzhTK1Pefy3y+CA3YBaw@mail.gmail.com"
        type="cite">I know this is a bit off topic, but is there a date
        set
        for October's meeting? I've got some others interested in coming
        and
        was going to let them know when it was. Thanks.<br>
        <br>
        Alex<br>
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        <div class="gmail_quote">On Wed, Sep 19, 2012 at 7:58 AM, Barton
          Chittenden <span dir="ltr"><<a moz-do-not-send="true"
              href="mailto:bartonski@gmail.com" target="_blank">bartonski@gmail.com</a>></span>
          wrote:<br>
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            rgb(204, 204, 204); margin: 0pt 0pt 0pt 0.8ex; padding-left:
            1ex;">Yeah,
            IPv6 has a pretty strong SEP* field around it. Definitely
            needs some
            good advocacy/lobbying.<br>
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            * SEP field -- Somebody Else's Problem field, from Douglas
            Adams' <i>Life
              the Universe and Everything</i>:
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                <div>An SEP is something we can't see, or don't see, or
                  our brain
                  doesn't let us see, because we think that it's
                  somebody else's
                  problem.... The brain just edits it out, it's like a
                  blind spot. If you
                  look at it directly you won't see it unless you know
                  precisely what it
                  is. Your only hope is to catch it by surprise out of
                  the corner of your
                  eye.</div>
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                <div>The technology involved in making something
                  properly
                  invisible is so mind-bogglingly complex that
                  999,999,999 times out of a
                  billion it's simpler just to take the thing away and
                  do without
                  it....... The "Somebody Else's Problem field" is much
                  simpler, more
                  effective, and "can be run for over a hundred years on
                  a single torch
                  battery."</div>
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                <div>This is because it relies on people's natural
                  predisposition
                  not to see anything they don't want to, weren't
                  expecting, or can't
                  explain.</div>
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                  <div class="gmail_quote">On Tue, Sep 18, 2012 at 10:29
                    AM, Britt
                    Dodd <span dir="ltr"><<a moz-do-not-send="true"
                        href="mailto:brittman914@gmail.com"
                        target="_blank">brittman914@gmail.com</a>></span>
                    wrote:<br>
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                      0.8ex; padding-left: 1ex;">Yeah
                      hostnames are preferred, because you can
                      seamlessly handle the<br>
                      transition (if you have IP4 and IP6 listeners on
                      your server). IPv4<br>
                      records in DNS are handled by A records, and IPv6
                      are handled by AAAA<br>
                      records. I'd also be interested in helping to
                      educate others to know<br>
                      and lobby for IPv6.<br>
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                          On Mon, Sep 17, 2012 at 10:06 PM, Alex
                          Hagerman <<a moz-do-not-send="true"
                            href="mailto:alex.hagerman@gmail.com"
                            target="_blank">alex.hagerman@gmail.com</a>>
                          wrote:<br>
                          > Tomorrow should I be aware of any issues
                          or problems switching
                          from IP to<br>
                          > host if no reason is found for it not to
                          be. Obviously do a
                          controlled test<br>
                          > first and I know in theory it should map
                          no problem but theory
                          rarely seems<br>
                          > to work perfectly when live. Thanks.<br>
                          ><br>
                          > Alex<br>
                          ><br>
                          > On Sep 17, 2012 8:22 PM, "Alex Hagerman"
                          <<a moz-do-not-send="true"
                            href="mailto:alex.hagerman@gmail.com"
                            target="_blank">alex.hagerman@gmail.com</a>>
                          wrote:<br>
                          >><br>
                          >> True. I'll dig and see why IP was
                          used versus host and let you
                          know. There<br>
                          >> are two databases on cloud servers
                          that I know use IP for user
                          host<br>
                          >> permissions and I think a program or
                          two that link to the
                          databases via IP.<br>
                          >> It was setup by the developer before
                          me so I'll read through
                          the notes and<br>
                          >> code. Its all working so I've been
                          working on new projects
                          more than<br>
                          >> revisiting his code.<br>
                          >><br>
                          >> Alex<br>
                          >><br>
                          >> On Sep 17, 2012 7:48 PM, "Alan
                          Blount" <<a moz-do-not-send="true"
                            href="mailto:zeroasterisk@gmail.com"
                            target="_blank">zeroasterisk@gmail.com</a>>
                          wrote:<br>
                          >>><br>
                          >>> But you can always assign your
                          own hostname and run a DNS
                          or edit your<br>
                          >>> hosts file.<br>
                          >>>
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