Re: Last Call: <draft-ietf-6man-rfc4291bis-07.txt> (IP Version 6 Addressing Architecture) to Internet Standard

Lorenzo Colitti <lorenzo@google.com> Wed, 15 February 2017 01:32 UTC

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Subject: Re: Last Call: <draft-ietf-6man-rfc4291bis-07.txt> (IP Version 6 Addressing Architecture) to Internet Standard
To: David Farmer <farmer@umn.edu>
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On Tue, Feb 14, 2017 at 11:18 AM, David Farmer <farmer@umn.edu>; wrote:

> However, the Interface ID of all unicast addresses is required to be 64
> bit with the exception of the following; addresses for point-to-point links
> [RFC6164], Network-Specific Prefixes used for IPv4/IPv6 Translators
> [RFC6052], and addresses that start with the binary value 000.
>

I don't think it makes sense to cite RFC6052 here, since in RFC 6052
addresses it's not really possible to define the IID in way that makes
sense. See
https://mailarchive.ietf.org/arch/msg/ipv6/lyZl3I4rXhnmXYFCAQTRWyohfyI .