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RE: IPv6 w.g. Last Call on "IPv6 for Some Second and Third Generation Cellular Hosts"



Brian, 

That's exactly what the draft says. 

Hesham

  > Let me clarify my comment.  ff02::blah is a bad example for what I
  > am asking.  Will the 3G network support applications 
  > utilizing mcast?
  > Will a host be able to join ff05::abcd and receive data on 
  > that group
  > address?  If that is supported, then MLD is needed.
  > 
  > Brian
  > 
  > Brian Haberman wrote:
  > > 
  > > Hesham,
  > > 
  > > "Hesham Soliman (ERA)" wrote:
  > > >
  > > >                        incoming packet to ff02::blah
  > > >                          |
  > > >                H2--------R------- H1
  > > >
  > > > If only H2 joined, doyou assume that the router will
  > > > send it to H1 as well? Why?
  > > > Note H1 and H2 do not share the same link.
  > > 
  > > Maybe I missed something here.  R will send the packet 
  > addressed to
  > > ff02::blah to whatever host it received the MLD Report 
  > message from
  > > for ff02::blah.  So, H2 would have to transmit an MLD Report to
  > > R in order to receive the multicast packet.  In traditional wired
  > > p2p networks, MLD/IGMP are still used, why would they not be used
  > > in a 3G p2p network?
  > > 
  > > Brian
  > 
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