"Great spirits have always found violent opposition from mediocrities. The latter cannot understand it when a man does not thoughtlessly submit to hereditary prejudices but honestly and courageously uses his intelligence." .. Albert Einstein
Itojun courageously used his intelligence for IPv6 (amongst many other things). Below are listed a few examples:
- As noted at sixxs.org/news a comprehensive introduction to programming network sockets Implementing AF-independent application
- As noted at kerneltrap.org a book entitled "IPv6 Network Programming", though he is mentioned in many others
- He authored many IETF drafts though not all of his critics permitted them to made it to full standards. My favorite example of this is draft-v6ops-v4mapped-harmful.
- He created IPv6 demystified videos on YouTube
These are just a few of the useful resources Itojun has left us as his legacy, not to mention the code in the BSD projects that are operational today. As mourning continues for his loss, I urge people to look for ways to finish what he started, especially enabling the IPv6 protocol on the internet for all as a tribute to Itojun.