shim6 @ NANOG (forwarded note from John Payne)

Christian Kuhtz kuhtzch at corp.earthlink.net
Sat Mar 4 16:54:49 UTC 2006


On Mar 4, 2006, at 11:43 AM, Steven M. Bellovin wrote:
>> On 3 mar 2006, at 04.13, Marshall Eubanks wrote:
>>
>>> I would be surprised if Shim6 going into actual deployed boxes was
>>> any faster.  So, if Shim6 was finalized today, which it won't be,
>>> in 2010 we might have 70% deployment and in 2012 we might have 90%
>>> deployment.
>>
>> OTOH Teredo, which isn't even a standard is in more or less all
>> Windows XP boxes....
>>
> Teredo is described in RFC 4380; it's a Proposed Standard.
>
> I should note that Microsoft really believes in IPv6.  I wonder what
> that means for its future....

Let's hope it means that they'll eventually come up with nicer ways  
to configure IPv6 stacks in Windows flavors than they have this far...



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