Subject: Re: IPv6?
To: Jonathan Stone <jonathan@DSG.Stanford.EDU>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: tech-net
Date: 03/23/1998 21:11:28
Jonathan Stone writes:
> >Current thinking is that it will, in fact, be integrated.
> I'm curious; what's the rationale for adopting the INRIA stack versus
> the NRL stack?  IIRC, Last I heard (which was mid-1996) the NRL stack
> was seen as front-runner. I havent followed IPv6, so maybe the NRL IPv6
> stack has died since then.

I don't know what the rationale is. I have been told it is "better",
but not of details why. It might be an issue of a more active
development team, or it might be an issue of a better stack, or both
-- I really don't know. "We report the news, we don't make it..."

> Does this have any impact on people who want to use IPsec with IPv4?

We'll need an IPsec regardless.