wait before you flame

Joseph T. Klein jtk at titania.net
Sat Nov 29 22:10:41 UTC 1997

You must mean the P Internet protocol. ;-)
Per IANA assignment ftp://ftp.isi.edu/in-notes/iana/assignments/version-numbers.


In the Internet Protocol (IP) [RFC791] there is a field to identify
the version of the internetwork general protocol.  This field is 4
bits in size.

Assigned Internet Version Numbers

Decimal   Keyword    Version                            References
-------   -------    -------                            ----------
    0                Reserved                                [JBP]
  1-3                Unassigned                              [JBP]
    4       IP       Internet Protocol                [RFC791,JBP]
    5       ST       ST Datagram Mode                [RFC1190,JWF]
    6       IPv6     Internet Protocol version 6         [Deering]
    7       TP/IX    TP/IX: The Next Internet                [RXU]
    8       PIP      The P Internet Protocol                 [PXF]
    9       TUBA     TUBA                                    [RXC]
10-14                Unassigned                              [JBP]
   15                Reserved                                [JBP]


[RFC791] Postel, J., ed., "Internet Protocol - DARPA Internet Program
         Protocol Specification", STD 5, RFC 791, USC/Information
         Sciences Institute, September 1981.

[RFC1190] Topolcic, C., Editor, "Experimental Internet Stream
          Protocol, Version 2 (ST-II)", RFC 1190, CIP Working Group,
          October 1990.


[JPB] Jon Postel <postel at isi.edu>

[JWF] Jim Forgie <FORGIE at XN.LL.MIT.ED>

[RH6] Robert Hinden <Hinden at ENG.SUN.COM>

[RXU] Robert Ullmann <ariel at world.std.com>

[PXF] Paul Francis <francis at cactus.ntt.jp>

[RXC] Ross Callon <callon at wellfleet.com>

[Deering] Steve Deering, <deering at parc.xerox.com>, March 1995.
--- On Sat, 29 Nov 1997 19:17:57 -0800 (PST)  Nicholas Bastin <nbastin at wtic.net> wrote:
> I did not intend that last message to start a whole gigantic thread about
> ipv6/ipv8, I just want to know if anyone has drafted anything about
> ipv8...
> Just to head off the onslaught.
> Nick

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