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RE: Requirements for Limited-Scope Unicast Addressing in IPv6



Eliot,

>> Michel Py wrote:
>> We don't throw away a published standard with running code
>> from multiple vendors in exchange for the promise that
>> _maybe_ someone will be able to produce a replacement that
>> meets the requirements.

> Eliot Lear wrote:
> It is true that we should not make standards where there is no
> running code.  However, Running code != good practices or even
> good ideas.  And we do have running code (with both good and
> bad ideas) for now while we figure out this question- it's
> called IPv4.

I will remind you that the official IETF position is that IPv6 is in
production, which led to the creation of the v6ops WG. IPv6 is no longer
a prototype we can tinker with. Or maybe you recommend a gracious
restart?

Michel.


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