Release 5.2 is now available
Tue, 02 Sep 1997 11:37:18 -0500
> IPv6 communication is still possible if different hosts are using different
> autoconfiguration schemes. [...]
> Those are different issues: configuration and communication. Yes if you
> only have new format routers old format hosts you have to manually configure
> the global addresses (and vice-versa). But you may find that some vendors
> are quite cooperative on this issues :-)
So, for a transitional period, will you let your routers include both
xxxx:xxxx:xxxx:xxxx::/64 and xxxx:xxxx:xxxx:xxxx:0::/80 in router
advertisements on a single link? This would exercise the requirement
An IPv6 address prefix used for stateless autoconfiguration
of an Ethernet interface must (have a length of 64 bits | be 80
bits in length).
depending on which generation of the spec is implemented.