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Re: Next steps on the IPv6 Node requirements draft

>	- There are reverse DNS issues. They may point to 2 different names or
>	  more likely, the stateless autoconfigured address won't resolve to
>	  a name, where the DHCP one will. As default address selection does
>	  not (yet?) say to prefer the DHCP one, logs and/or (very) weak 
>	  mechanisms based on DNS reverse lookup will work randomly.

	we don't have any standard wrt DNS registration of autoconfigured
	addresses, so you can't say that "stateless autoconfigured addresse
	won't resolve to a name".  the end node could register PTR record
	by DNS dynamic update, for instance.

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