The stupidity of trying to "fix" DHCPv6

Iljitsch van Beijnum iljitsch at muada.com
Wed Jun 15 11:45:32 CDT 2011


On 15 jun 2011, at 18:39, Leo Bicknell wrote:

> Maybe I'm missing something, but the last update on this was RFC
> 5006 I think, which is marked as "experimental", and I thought the
> IETF still had a working group discussing it. 

You missed the upgrade to proposed standard:

http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc6106

> That is, I didn't think it was a finalized standard yet.

The IETF rarely gets around to bringing something from proposed standard to standard. For instance, HTTP and BGP aren't standards either.



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