Misconceptions, was: IPv6 RA vs DHCPv6 - The chosen one?

Masataka Ohta mohta at necom830.hpcl.titech.ac.jp
Sun Jan 1 06:21:38 CST 2012


Christian Esteve wrote:

> May be there is some light with Multipath TCP:
> http://www.ietf.org/proceedings/75/slides/mptcp-0.pdf
> http://datatracker.ietf.org/wg/mptcp/charter/

Not bad.

> If you can live without UDP and other issues discussed in this bizarre
> discussion...

UDP connection, if any, by definition, totally depends on
users (applications) that handling of multiple addresses
must depend on application protocols.

A good news is that DNS, the most major application over
UDP, supports multiple addresses of name servers from the
beginning.

Anyway, you can still live with applications over UDP
without support for multiple addresses.

						Masataka Ohta



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