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China plots new Great Leap Forward: to IPv6

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"The IPv6 network, first developed in the 1990s in China, ...

The IPv6 network, first implemented in China in the 1990s, ...

I have to work with non-native speakers a lot, and this is one of the standard slip-ups."

Precise meanings can always be tricky for non-native speakers of any language.*

It might also be fair to say that the IPv6 network infrastructure has been in development since the early 1990s in China.

* Tidbit: I was reliably informed that on the joint French/English Concorde aircraft project, there was a rule that in technical discussions, everyone must speak their native language. This addressed the problem of non-native speakers inadvertently introducing technical problems due to mis-translations.

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