Re: Last Call: <draft-ietf-6man-rfc2460bis-08.txt> (Internet Protocol, Version 6 (IPv6) Specification) to Internet Standard

Stewart Bryant <stewart.bryant@gmail.com> Fri, 17 February 2017 18:37 UTC

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Subject: Re: Last Call: <draft-ietf-6man-rfc2460bis-08.txt> (Internet Protocol, Version 6 (IPv6) Specification) to Internet Standard
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From: Stewart Bryant <stewart.bryant@gmail.com>
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On 17/02/2017 18:13, otroan@employees.org wrote:
> Stewart,
>
>> Are you saying:
>>
>> A correct implementation of RFC2460 MUST NOT insert an EH at any point along the path other than at the packet source.
>>
>> Or
>>
>> A correct implementation of RFC2460 MAY insert an EH at any point along the path.
> No, I'm saying that for a correct implementation of RFC2460 the issue doesn't ever arise.
>
>

That seems somewhat like Schroedinger's cat.

Given that RFC2460 defines EHs only one of those statements can be true 
for any EH type.

- Stewart