The stupidity of trying to "fix" DHCPv6

Owen DeLong owen at delong.com
Thu Jun 16 13:31:32 CDT 2011


On Jun 15, 2011, at 9:39 AM, Leo Bicknell wrote:

> In a message written on Wed, Jun 15, 2011 at 10:22:12AM -0500, Jima wrote:
>> Oh, oops; you did touch upon this.  You might want to let the people 
>> who've implemented RDNSS in software know that the IETF is working on 
>> it.  I'm sure that'll be a relief.
> 
> 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. 
> 
> That is, I didn't think it was a finalized standard yet.
> 
> -- 
>       Leo Bicknell - bicknell at ufp.org - CCIE 3440
>        PGP keys at http://www.ufp.org/~bicknell/

Many of the most widely used technologies on the internet do not become
finalized standards at the IETF level until long after they have been in
widespread use.

Owen





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