[wp-meta] [Making WordPress.org] #3090: WordPress.org API not accessible over IPv6

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#3090: WordPress.org API not accessible over IPv6
 Reporter:  deaky        |       Owner:  (none)
     Type:  enhancement  |      Status:  closed
 Priority:  high         |   Milestone:
Component:  API          |  Resolution:  maybelater
 Keywords:               |

Comment (by bviktor):

 Some more comments on the performance "penalty":

 > "There has been a growing trend of IPv6 usage on the internet. If we
 look at the last month of connections made worldwide by Apple devices, we
 see that IPv6 now accounts for 26% of all connections made," Mehta added.
 "20% of the time, the connection could have used IPv6, but the server
 didn't have it enabled.

 > "And when IPv6 is in use, the median connection setup is 1.4 times
 faster than IPv4. This is primarily due to reduced NAT usage and improved

 And this report is from 3.5 years ago.

 So yeah, you can keep resisting and make life more complicated **and**
 slower both for yourselves and your users - I just don't see the point.

Ticket URL: <https://meta.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/3090#comment:14>
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