The stupidity of trying to "fix" DHCPv6

Owen DeLong owen at
Thu Jun 16 18:31:32 UTC 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 - CCIE 3440
>        PGP keys at

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.


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