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Re: shim6 (was Re: IPv6 news)
On Fri, 14 Oct 2005 Valdis.Kletnieks@vt.edu wrote: > On Fri, 14 Oct 2005 21:39:58 +0200, Daniel Roesen said: > > > Nope. The ULID is supposed to be static, globally unique. Just not > > globally routed. Seperating topology from identification. > > > > Something I didn't see discussed yet is that shim6 sites would need to > > get a globally unique, provider independent /48 or larger... which folks > > could start to announce. But I guess that address space would come from > > blocks earmarked as "non-routable, it's a bogon, bad IP space, filter in > > BGP at first sight!". :-) > > You know, if you describe it that way too many times, people who are > only paying half-attention are going to say "IPv6 has something almost > like NAT, only different". you know... shim6 could make 'source address' pointless, you COULD just do NAT instead :) or do shim6 which looks like NAT ... if you don't get the host auth parts correct/done-well you might even be able to send traffic off to the 'wrong' place :) it'll be neat!