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SubjectRe: 2.4 and full ipv6 - will it happen?
On Thu, 22 Aug 2002, Thunder from the hill wrote:
> On 21 Aug 2002, Alan Cox wrote:
> > So IPv6 neither helps nor hinders
>
> Well, it's not too easy any more to say "I am the Alan Cox client. Send me
> naked children." If you were ever hit by that or similar, you'd certainly
> think differently, once you've seen that these "tools" for IPv4 are
> mainstream, while the tools for IPv6 are rather rare, and the fake packets
> got discarded anyway. If they're unlikely to be discarded -- I can't
> agree. They just were.

Filtering is a question of proper ingress/egress setup by
the ISPs. This is fairly common in the ipv4 world, but
not yet common enough.

The ipv6 world hasn't yet started _route filtering_, let
alone ingress/egress filtering ;)

Rik
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