Re: [v6ops] [EXTERNAL] Re: Scope of Unique Local IPv6 Unicast Addresses (Fwd: New Version Notification for draft-gont-6man-ipv6-ula-scope-00.txt)

Fernando Gont <fgont@si6networks.com> Tue, 16 February 2021 15:10 UTC

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Subject: Re: [v6ops] [EXTERNAL] Re: Scope of Unique Local IPv6 Unicast Addresses (Fwd: New Version Notification for draft-gont-6man-ipv6-ula-scope-00.txt)
To: Ted Lemon <mellon@fugue.com>
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From: Fernando Gont <fgont@si6networks.com>
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On 16/2/21 10:54, Ted Lemon wrote:
> On Feb 15, 2021, at 11:05 PM, Fernando Gont <fgont@si6networks.com 
> <mailto:fgont@si6networks.com>> wrote:
>> Some of this clarification might have a side-effect in things like 
>> programming-language macros and libraries, as e.g. has proven to be 
>> the case for Python.
> 
> Python apparently wrongly identifies a ULA as non-global. Reading the 
> ULA specification would have helped with that. 

But reading the "ipv6 scoped addressing architecture" (RFC4007) would 
have suggested that what they did is correct.

That's the problem with conflicting or confusing definitions.

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Fernando Gont
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