Re: [Int-area] Continuing IPv10 I-D discussion.

Stephane Bortzmeyer <bortzmeyer@nic.fr> Thu, 30 March 2017 16:03 UTC

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From: Stephane Bortzmeyer <bortzmeyer@nic.fr>
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Subject: Re: [Int-area] Continuing IPv10 I-D discussion.
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On Thu, Mar 30, 2017 at 05:02:57PM +0200,
 Bless, Roland (TM) <roland.bless@kit.edu> wrote 
 a message of 36 lines which said:

> - IPv10 doesn't allow an IPv6-only host to communicate to an
>   IPv4-only host and vice versa as stated in the I-D. Hint: an
>   IPv4-only host has got no idea what an IPv6 address is, let alone
>   an "IPv10 address".

Same issue with the routers in the path. IPv10 would require *all* of
them to be upgraded for the new packet header format. 

> - As others already pointed out:

Indeed, it has been said several times to the author but he keeps not
listening. I wonder why there was a slot at the IETF meeting.