v6 Avian Carriers?

Chad Dailey nanog at thedaileyplanet.com
Fri Apr 1 20:34:52 CDT 2011


Swallows have MTU issues.

On Fri, Apr 1, 2011 at 8:27 PM, Owen DeLong <owen at delong.com> wrote:

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> 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?
> >>
> >> http://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/rfc6214/
> >>
> >
> > 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.
> >>
> >
> >
> >               --Steve Bellovin, https://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> 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.
>
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> Owen
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