V6 still not supported

John Levine johnl at iecc.com
Sun Mar 20 02:14:13 UTC 2022

It appears that Matt Hoppes <mattlists at rivervalleyinternet.net> said:
>Just like with IPv6, there would be a transition period, but during that 
>time software updates would very easily bring equipment up to spec much 
>faster and quicker.
>Eventually, would be represented (for example) as 
> (or something similar - I haven't really sketched 
>out the logistics on paper).

Sounds just like an IPv4-mapped IPv6 address, which is ::ffff:
See RFC 1884, written in 1995, and the other RFCs which update it but don't
change this particular aspect.

What's the difference?


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