Re: [v6ops] 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> Wed, 06 January 2021 15:45 UTC

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Subject: Re: [v6ops] Scope of Unique Local IPv6 Unicast Addresses (Fwd: New Version Notification for draft-gont-6man-ipv6-ula-scope-00.txt)
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On 6/1/21 12:29, Richard Patterson wrote:
> On Wed, 6 Jan 2021 at 15:14, Philip Homburg 
> <pch-ipv6-ietf-7@u-1.phicoh.com <mailto:pch-ipv6-ietf-7@u-1.phicoh.com>> 
> wrote:
> 
> 
>     Applications should not do widely different things if they encouter
>     a ULA.
> 
> 
> But they do.

And good for them that they do. The ones that don't are the ones that 
end up e.g. posting ULAs and link-locals on the public-facing DNS.

(I've had to do it myself when using dynamic DNS updates, for instance)

Cheers,
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Fernando Gont
SI6 Networks
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