shim6 @ NANOG (forwarded note from John Payne)

Daniel Golding dgolding at
Wed Mar 1 04:37:34 UTC 2006

On 2/28/06 5:21 PM, "Iljitsch van Beijnum" <iljitsch at> wrote:

> On 28-feb-2006, at 23:15, John Payne wrote:
>>> Should be doable with a DNS SRV record like mechanism. Don't worry
>>> too much about this one.
>> Where does the assumption that the network operators control the
>> DNS for the end hosts come from?
> ...or in another way. Don't worry too much about this one.

Unacceptable. This is the whole problem with shim6 - the IETF telling us to
"sit back and enjoy it, because your vendors know what's best". This
attitude combined with Shim6's (many) limitations speed it toward

Daniel Golding

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