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Suresh Krishnan <email@example.com> wrote:
> Hi James,
> > Perhaps, the 6MAN working group could be persuaded to declare a
> > particular format for future extension headers that are expected to
> > have a cleartext "next header" field that packet filters can
> > process? I'm not sure how much of a problem this is really going to
> > cause, though...
IMO this kind of issue should be addressed in order to prevent
problems from arising, without waiting for potential problems
to show up.
> I wrote a draft about this in the old ipv6 wg. Everyone said it was
> a good idea but it was too late. Take a look at it and let me know
> if this helps in any way.
Looks good to me. (Belongs in 6MAN.)
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