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RE: WG last call on NAT-PT to Experimental
I am with you Fred. ACK.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Baker Fred [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Sunday, March 13, 2005 5:13 PM
> To: Bound, Jim
> Cc: Elwyn Davies; Rémi Després; Pekka Savola; v6ops
> Subject: Re: WG last call on NAT-PT to Experimental
> On Mar 13, 2005, at 1:56 PM, Bound, Jim wrote:
> > IPv6 dominant does not mean IPv4 does not exist but that
> IPv6 has been
> > on purpose chosen to be used and IPv4 is there on all nodes but not
> > being used on a specific network. IPv6 only and IPv6 dominant need
> > differentiation from us as a community. Thus the question
> is the edge
> > dual IP?
> Of course.
> The principal use of IPv4 in an otherwise IPv6 network is generally
> supporting applications that have not made the transition yet, I
> suspect. I know of some networks (CNGI for example) that are
> to use a combination of IPv4 and IPv6 within the backbone for various
> purposes, but only offer an IPv6 edge. You allude to a period
> in which
> companies have parts of their infrastructure addressed using IPv4 and
> parts not. While that is a possible scenario, I doubt its
> importance -
> that will be solved using IPv4 NAT.