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This draft is a work item of the DNS Extensions Working Group of the IETF.
Title : Comparison of AAAA and A6 (do we really need A6?)
Author(s) : J. Hagino
Filename : draft-ietf-dnsext-aaaa-a6-01.txt
Pages : 13
Date : 20-Jul-01
At this moment, there are two DNS resource record types defined for
holding IPv6 address in the DNS database; AAAA [Thomson, 1995] and A6
[Crawford, 2000] . AAAA has been used for IPv6 network operation since
1996. Questions arose whether we really need A6 or not, or whether it
is really possible to migrate to A6 or not. Some says AAAA is enough
and A6 is not necessary. Some says A6 is necessary and AAAA should get
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