v6 Avian Carriers?

Owen DeLong owen at delong.com
Fri Apr 1 20:27:23 CDT 2011


On Apr 1, 2011, at 10:45 AM, Steven Bellovin wrote:

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> On Apr 1, 2011, at 8:41 11AM, Sachs, Marcus Hans (Marc) wrote:
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>> I was wondering which April 1st this would happen on.   Now I know.  So if a v6 carrier swallows a v4 datagram does that count as packet loss or tunneling?
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>> http://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/rfc6214/
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> I was disappointed in this RFC -- Section 3.1 didn't include the proper discussion of the difference between African and European avian carriers, and we know what happens if that question is asked at the wrong time.
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> 		--Steve Bellovin, https://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb
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That applies to swallows. I'm not sure pidgeons pose the same issue. I think in general, swallows
provide poor platforms for avian transport of IP datagrams.


Owen






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