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Apparently IPv6 isn't always installed on Windows. Document this, and…

… one way to install it.
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  1. +28 −0 lib/POE/Component/Resolver.pm
@@ -618,6 +618,34 @@ $_[ARG2] contains a hashref of information provided to the resolve()
method. Specifically, the values of resolve()'s "host", "service" and
"misc" parameters.
+=head1 COMPATIBILITY ISSUES
+
+=head2 Microsoft Windows
+
+This module requires "Microsoft TCP/IP version 6" to be installed.
+Steps for Windows XP Pro (the steps for your particular version of
+Windows may be subtly or drastically different):
+
+=over
+
+=item * Open your Control Panel
+
+=item * Open your Network Connections
+
+=item * Select your network connection from the available one(s)
+
+=item * In the Local Area Connection Status dialog, click the Properties button
+
+=item * If "Microsoft TCP/IP version 6" is listed as an item being used, you are done.
+
+=item * Otherwise click Install...
+
+=item * Choose to add a Protocol
+
+=item * And install "Microsoft TCP/IP version 6" from the list of network protocols.
+
+=back
+
=head1 BUGS
There is no timeout on requests.

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