Re: [Autoconf] RFC 5889 (Was: Call for comments to a new AUTOCONF charter proposal)

"Dearlove, Christopher (UK)" <Chris.Dearlove@baesystems.com> Fri, 23 July 2010 08:49 UTC

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From: "Dearlove, Christopher (UK)" <Chris.Dearlove@baesystems.com>
To: "Alexandru Petrescu" <alexandru.petrescu@gmail.com>, "Henning Rogge" <henning.rogge@fkie.fraunhofer.de>
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Subject: Re: [Autoconf] RFC 5889 (Was: Call for comments to a new AUTOCONF charter proposal)
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> Well, the link local addresses will not be visible outside their
direct
> link, because the different links are on different ESSIDs and moreover
> on different channels.

Not in our networks. Furthermore "ESSID" is specific to a particular
lower layer technology and we are not constraining ourselves to it,
as has been said many times. And even then this doesn't ensure lack
of visibility.

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