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Re: Variable length internet addresses in TCP/IP: history



Steven Bellovin wrote:

> Scott, if memory serves you and I wanted the high-order 2 bits of the IPng
> address to select between 64, 128, 192, and 256-bit addresses -- and when
> we couldn't get that we got folks to agree on 128-bit addresses instead of
> 64-bit, which is what had been on the table.

Thus, IPv6 was mortally wounded from the beginning.

					Masataka Ohta
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