shim6 @ NANOG (forwarded note from John Payne)

Per Heldal heldal at
Mon Mar 6 08:28:00 UTC 2006

On Sat, 4 Mar 2006 13:59:18 +0100, "Kurt Erik Lindqvist"
<kurtis at> said:
> 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....

It illustrates an important difference in motivation. Is the primary
goal to solve a problem or to make a standard? Remember, quite a few
important technologies were implemented, tested and even in
production-use for a long time before standardisation (e.g. ssh). 

  Per Heldal

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