v6 Avian Carriers?

Scott Morris swm at emanon.com
Fri Apr 1 22:19:20 CDT 2011


Isn't that what the uvula is for?

Oh...   never mind....   wrong swallow.   ;)

On 4/2/11 3:34 AM, Chad Dailey wrote:
> Swallows have MTU issues.
>
> On Fri, Apr 1, 2011 at 8:27 PM, Owen DeLong <owen at delong.com> wrote:
>
>> On Apr 1, 2011, at 10:45 AM, Steven Bellovin wrote:
>>
>>> On Apr 1, 2011, at 8:41 11AM, Sachs, Marcus Hans (Marc) wrote:
>>>
>>>> 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.
>>
>>
>> Owen
>>
>>
>>
>>
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