[plug] Followup from talk last night - NAT64 RFC

Tim Bowden tim.bowden at mapforge.com.au
Wed May 11 10:45:14 WST 2011

On Wed, 2011-05-11 at 10:26 +0800, Carl Gherardi wrote:
> Hey Guys,
> It would appear I missed an important recent RFC re: IPv6 while
> preparing my talk.
> The NAT64 RFC was published in late April.
> http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc6144
> Framework for IPv4/IPv6 Translation
> Abstract
>    This note describes a framework for IPv4/IPv6 translation.  This is
>    in the context of replacing Network Address Translation - Protocol
>    Translation (NAT-PT), which was deprecated by RFC 4966, and to enable
>    networks to have IPv4 and IPv6 coexist in a somewhat rational manner
>    while transitioning to an IPv6 network.
> So it would appear that a sane translation mechanism will exist moving forward.
> Carl G
> NB: In my defense, if was published after i'd done the bulk of my RFC trawling

Ah, that is good news.  I'll have a perv.


Tim Bowden

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