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Date:	Mon, 27 Aug 2012 09:33:39 +0200
From:	Florian Weimer <>
To:	Andre Tomt <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 00/19] netfilter: IPv6 NAT

On 08/25/2012 02:58 AM, Andre Tomt wrote:
> On 09. aug. 2012 22:08, wrote:
>> The following patches contain an updated version of IPv6 NAT against
>> Linus' current tree.
> Hmmm. Looking in my crystal ball (hi #ipv6!), I predict that if this
> lands in mainline - and thus in consumer CPE/routers eventually - many
> ISP's will have little incentive to actually implement assigning of
> blocks to their consumer users like they "have to" today.

I think the brokenness of IPv6 ND is still sufficient incentive to 
provide the customer with a prefix.  Whether this prefix is constant 
over an extended period of time is a separate question.  Even among 
consumers, preferences vary widely.

Florian Weimer / Red Hat Product Security Team
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