Re: [Autoconf] new charter

Carlos Jesús Bernardos Cano <cjbc@it.uc3m.es> Fri, 20 February 2009 21:05 UTC

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OK, understood. If we finally go to new solutions space (if existing IP
autoconfiguration mechanisms cannot be used), then this would have to be
discussed, I guess, because there IPv4 vs IPv6 might have an impact.

thanks for the clariffication,

Carlos

El vie, 20-02-2009 a las 22:57 +0200, Jari Arkko escribió:
> I intentionally made the new charter not say anything about that. My 
> belief is that the type of architecture document that we are looking at 
> can easily talk about both IPv4 and IPv6.
> 
> Jari
> 
> Carlos Jesús Bernardos Cano wrote:
> > Hi Jari,
> >
> > 	One quick comment (I haven't read the proposed text in detail yet): are
> > we considering IPv6 only? IPv6 and IPv4? IPv4 only? previous charter
> > focused only on IPv6 solutions...
> >
> > 	Kind Regards,
> >
> > 	Carlos
> >
> > El vie, 20-02-2009 a las 21:59 +0200, Jari Arkko escribió:
> >   
> >> In the light of the new direction for the working group,
> >> we are planning to update the charter as follows. Comments
> >> appreciated.
> >>
> >> Jari & the chairs
> >>
> >> ----
> >>
> >> Ad-Hoc Network Autoconfiguration (autoconf) 
> >> ------------------------------------------------------------- 
> >> Last Modified: 2009-02-18 
> >>  
> >> Cuurent Status: Active Working Group 
> >>  
> >> Additional information is available at tools.ietf.org/wg/autoconf 
> >>  
> >> Chair(s): 
> >> Ryuji Wakikawa [ryuji.wakikawa@gmail.com] 
> >> Thomas Clausen [T.Clausen@computer.org] 
> >>  
> >> Internet Area Director(s): 
> >> Jari Arkko [jari.arkko@piuha.net] 
> >> Mark Townsley [townsley@cisco.com] 
> >>  
> >> Internet Area Advisor: 
> >> Jari Arkko [jari.arkko@piuha.net] 
> >>  
> >> Mailing Lists: 
> >> General Discussion: autoconf@ietf.org 
> >> To Subscribe: https://www.ietf.org/mailman/listinfo/autoconf 
> >> Archive: 
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> >>
> >> Description of Working Group: 
> >>  
> >> In order to communicate among themselves, ad hoc nodes (refer to RFC 
> >> 2501) need to configure their network interface(s) with local addresses 
> >> that are valid within an ad hoc network. Ad hoc nodes may also need to 
> >> configure globally routable addresses, in order to communicate with 
> >> devices on the Internet. From the IP layer perspective, an ad hoc 
> >> network presents itself as a L3 multi-hop network formed over a 
> >> collection of links. 
> >>  
> >> The main purpose of the AUTOCONF WG is to describe the addressing model 
> >> for ad hoc networks and how nodes in these networks configure their 
> >> addresses. It is required that such models do not cause problems for ad 
> >> hoc-unaware parts of the system, such as standard applications running 
> >> on an ad hoc node or regular Internet nodes attached to the ad hoc 
> >> nodes. This group's effort may include the development of new protocol 
> >> mechanisms, should the existing IP autoconfiguration mechanisms be found 
> >> inadequate. However, the first task of the working group is to describe 
> >> one practical addressing model for ad hoc networks. 
> >>  
> >> Once this sole work item is completed, the group can be rechartered to 
> >> work on additional issues. 
> >>  
> >> Goals and Milestones: 
> >>  
> >> Apr 2009 Submit initial draft on address configuration in ad hoc networks
> >> Sep 2009 Submit address configuration draft to IESG as Informational or 
> >> close WG
> >>
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