Re: Objection to draft-ietf-6man-rfc4291bis-07.txt

Nick Hilliard <nick@foobar.org> Wed, 01 March 2017 22:37 UTC

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Lorenzo Colitti wrote:
> Can you explain the difference between your reply and "we've been doing
> it for 20 years therefore it must be the right thing to do"?
> 
> The latter is a a) not a technical argument, and b) not a useful
> argument if most of that operational knowledge was formed using IPv4.
> Given that for most of the 1990s IPv6 had not been designed, much less
> operationally deployed, I assume that you do indeed mean IPv4.

Kindly stop throwing straw men into this discussion.  This is extremely
unhelpful and is not going to result in anything useful.

Nick