[Python-Dev] IPv6 and Windows

Guido van Rossum guido@digicool.com
Mon, 25 Jun 2001 09:41:46 -0400

> The problem is that the library patches (httplib, ftplib, etc) do use
> getaddrinfo to find out how to contact a remote system, which is the
> right thing to do IMO. So even if the IPv6 support can be activated
> only if desired, getaddrinfo absolutely has to work.

Yes, but in an IPv4-only environment it would be super trivial to
implement, right?

--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)