Re: Standard status of RFC 3879

Pekka Savola <pekkas@netcore.fi> Thu, 22 January 2009 11:10 UTC

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From: Pekka Savola <pekkas@netcore.fi>
To: Brian E Carpenter <brian.e.carpenter@gmail.com>
Subject: Re: Standard status of RFC 3879
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Errors-To: ipv6-bounces@ietf.org On Thu, 22 Jan 2009, Brian E Carpenter wrote:

> Well, I think Christian's point is valid. There are still text books that
> list site-local as valid, and in my XP box I find:
>
>       DNS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . : 130.216.xx.xxx
>                                           130.216.xx.xxx
>                                           fec0:0:0:ffff::1%2
>                                           fec0:0:0:ffff::2%2
>                                           fec0:0:0:ffff::3%2
>
> I think that simply reclassifying 3879 as DS would be a Good Thing
> and requires minimal effort.

FWIW, I see this more as evidence that site-local deprecation hasn't 
been as successful as we could hope.  Putting 3879 to AS doesn't fix 
above.

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