[Fwd: I-D Action: draft-carpenter-6man-why64-01.txt]

Brian E Carpenter <brian.e.carpenter@gmail.com> Thu, 06 February 2014 00:50 UTC

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Updated following comments on the previous version. This is still incomplete
and we'd like to get more comments, by email or in London


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Subject: I-D Action: draft-carpenter-6man-why64-01.txt
Date: Wed, 05 Feb 2014 16:45:02 -0800
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A New Internet-Draft is available from the on-line Internet-Drafts directories.

        Title           : Analysis of the 64-bit Boundary in IPv6 Addressing
        Authors         : Brian Carpenter
                          Tim Chown
                          Fernando Gont
                          Sheng Jiang
                          Alexandru Petrescu
                          Andrew Yourtchenko
	Filename        : draft-carpenter-6man-why64-01.txt
	Pages           : 20
	Date            : 2014-02-05

   The IPv6 unicast addressing format includes a separation between the
   prefix used to route packets to a subnet and the interface identifier
   used to specify a given interface connected to that subnet.
   Historically the interface identifier has been defined as 64 bits
   long, leaving 64 bits for the prefix.  This document discusses the
   reasons for this fixed boundary and the issues involved in treating
   it as a variable boundary.

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