Subject: IPv6 by default
To: None <>
From: Michael Richardson <>
List: tech-net
Date: 02/27/2003 12:00:35
As we have IPv6 on by default, some people may want to comment on this.

Subject: I-D ACTION:draft-roy-v6ops-v6onbydefault-00.txt
Date: Thu, 27 Feb 2003 07:43:44 -0500


A New Internet-Draft is available from the on-line Internet-Drafts directories.

	Title		: IPv6 on by Default
	Author(s)	: S. Roy et al.
	Filename	: draft-roy-v6ops-v6onbydefault-00.txt
	Pages		: 7
	Date		: 2003-2-26
The dual stack model is based on the assumption that applications can
try communicating to destinations over IPv6 first and fall back to
IPv4 if IPv6 doesn't work.  Before turning the dual stack on by
default, we need to make sure that this assumption holds even in
cases where IPv6 connectivity is not perfect.
This document looks at scenarios in which things can go wrong if the
IPv6 dual stack is enabled by default.

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