Subject: Re: protocol numbers
To: Ignatios Souvatzis <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Andrew Brown <email@example.com>
Date: 12/27/2000 13:00:22
>> i didn't think it got any bigger with ipv6...did it?
>No, still 8bit in v6:
> Next Header 8-bit selector. Identifies the type of header
> immediately following the IPv6 header. Uses the
> same values as the IPv4 Protocol field [RFC-1700
> et seq.].
i expected as much, but a quick glance didn't tell me that the name of
the field had been altered to sound more generic. as such, i didn't
find a "protocol" field.
besides...who really uses more than, say, five protocols in any given
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