Interested in input on tunnels as an IPv6 transition technology

Cameron Byrne cb.list6 at
Fri May 13 18:03:17 UTC 2011

On Thu, May 12, 2011 at 10:52 PM, Karl Auer <kauer at> wrote:
> Hullo all.
> I'm working on a talk, and would be interested to know what people think
> is good about tunnels as an IPv6 transition technology, and what people
> think is bad about tunnels.
> It would probably be best to let me know off-list :-) but I'm happy to
> summarise back to the list. Any references you have to useful papers,
> articles, discussions etc would also be appreciated.
> I'm looking for both general problems and advantages, but also
> advantages and disadvantages specific to particular tunnel types. It
> would also be helpful to know from what perspective particular things
> are good or bad, in so far as it isn't obvious. A carrier has a
> different perspective than, say, a home user, who will have a different
> perspective again to an enterprise user.
> Many thanks in advance for your input.

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