Re: [shim6] I-D Action: draft-garcia-shim6-applicability-00.txt

Geoff Huston <gih@apnic.net> Thu, 06 October 2011 00:08 UTC

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as an ex-wg chair of a now-wound-up wg, sending this to the AD quite
soon makes sense to me as well

 Geoff

On 06/10/2011, at 8:38 AM, Brian E Carpenter wrote:

> Hi,
> 
> Thanks for updating this draft. I have one suggestion and then some comments.
> 
> The suggestion is to add a section at the end, just before the Security
> section, summarising the unsolved issues for shim6 deployment that can be
> found in the text. For example it seems that use of HBA or CGA is
> incompatible with using DHCPv6 for address assignment, which is probably
> quite a problem. (I also wonder whether the Security section should
> mention this.)
> 
> The comment is that, clearly, exit selection is an unsolved problem.
> You do point out that REAP will eliminate address pairs for which
> correct exit selection fails, but how about the various techniques
> described in draft-ietf-v6ops-ipv6-multihoming-without-ipv6nat?
> Also, I suspect that shim6 interactions with MIF and HOMENET need
> to be investigated - maybe not in this draft, but they could be
> mentioned as open issues.
> 
> In any case I support this draft going forward to the AD quite soon.
> 
> Regards
>   Brian Carpenter
> 
> 
> 
> 
> On 2011-09-01 23:06, internet-drafts@ietf.org wrote:
>> A New Internet-Draft is available from the on-line Internet-Drafts directories.
>> 
>> 	Title           : Applicability Statement for the Level 3 Multihoming Shim Protocol (Shim6)
>> 	Author(s)       : Joe Abley
>>                          Marcelo Bagnulo
>>                          Alberto Garcia-Martinez
>> 	Filename        : draft-garcia-shim6-applicability-00.txt
>> 	Pages           : 22
>> 	Date            : 2011-09-01
>> 
>>   This document discusses the applicability of the Shim6 IPv6 protocol
>>   and associated support protocols and mechanisms to provide site
>>   multihoming capabilities in IPv6.
>> 
>> 
>> A URL for this Internet-Draft is:
>> http://www.ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-garcia-shim6-applicability-00.txt
>> 
>> Internet-Drafts are also available by anonymous FTP at:
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>> This Internet-Draft can be retrieved at:
>> ftp://ftp.ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-garcia-shim6-applicability-00.txt
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