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Re: selecting old machines for firewall/router use

On Tue, 22 Feb 2011, shawn wilson wrote:
> On Feb 22, 2011 6:10 PM, "Henrique de Moraes Holschuh" <hmh@debian.org>
> wrote:
> > On Wed, 23 Feb 2011, Paul Fraser wrote:
> > > Oh, how I wish that were true... The IPv6 spec includes NAT.
> >
> > Which RFC?
> >
> Lmgtfy - 4684 and 5902 - don't know off hand, you'll have to do some reading
> to see for sure...

RFC 5902 is about *thoughts* on IPv6 NAT.  RFC 4684 is about something else

AFAIK by the start of 2011 IPv6 NAT was still not in any RFC or serious
proposal.  It might well one day be, and it will be a sad day, and yet
another major mistake to add to the damn big stinking pile of crap that is
has been accumulating under the IPv6 rug for a while now.

I still wonder what kind of weed these people are smoking when they think
any leaf AS is going to accept non-provider-independent address space,
though.  It is the reality already in all RIRs.

It will be easier to just scale the routers.

  "One disk to rule them all, One disk to find them. One disk to bring
  them all and in the darkness grind them. In the Land of Redmond
  where the shadows lie." -- The Silicon Valley Tarot
  Henrique Holschuh

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