Re: [v6ops] IPv6 & iOS9 - interesting factoids in this Ars Technica post

Paul Saab <ps@mu.org> Thu, 18 June 2015 18:38 UTC

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Date: Thu, 18 Jun 2015 18:38:20 +0000
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Subject: Re: [v6ops] IPv6 & iOS9 - interesting factoids in this Ars Technica post
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On Thu, Jun 18, 2015 at 11:33 AM Mikael Abrahamsson <swmike@swm.pp.se>
wrote:

> On Thu, 18 Jun 2015, Ross Chandler wrote:
>
> > It would be nice if anyone can clarify if “Client supplies IPv4 address
> > Literal - OS synthesizes IPv6 address” is Apple’s way of saying they’ve
> > implemented 464xlat.
>
> My take on this is "no". I believe they've implemented the heuristics of
> discovering the NAT64 prefix and do the "bump-in-the-API" approach to
> supporting IPv4 literals for their high-level APIs.
>

It is a "bump-in-the-API" approach, not 464xlat