Waste will kill ipv6 too
swmike at swm.pp.se
Fri Dec 29 14:54:52 CST 2017
On Fri, 29 Dec 2017, sthaug at nethelp.no wrote:
> It's rather interesting how parsing of variable length addresses was
> thought to be way too complicated - while parsing of IPv6 extension
> header chains of unknown length was okay.
I think this can be explained by "routers don't need to parse extension
headers, they're routers, they only act on L3".
Some of the people around back in early/mid 1990ies involved in designing
IPv6 is still around in IETF, you can always ask them.
Mikael Abrahamsson email: swmike at swm.pp.se
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