Subject: Re: no v4, slip this time
To: None <>
From: der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
List: tech-net
Date: 07/17/2002 01:56:58
>> It would be pretty much a no-brainer to extend SLIP to handle IPv6;
>> it could even be done compatibly (in that the same line could handle
>> v4 and v6 intermixed).
> slip wire protocol does not have any indication of protocol being
> exchanged, so it is only for IPv4.

That is precisely what I intend to fix, and if anyone else had done
likewise, I wnated to at least consider doing it compatibly.

Fortunately, it can be done in a way compatible with old (v4-only)
implementations for v4 traffic.

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