[rfc-dist] RFC 7059 on A Comparison of IPv6-over-IPv4 Tunnel Mechanisms

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        RFC 7059

        Title:      A Comparison of IPv6-over-IPv4 Tunnel 
                    Mechanisms 
        Author:     S. Steffann,
                    I. van Beijnum,
                    R. van Rein
        Status:     Informational
        Stream:     Independent
        Date:       November 2013
        Mailbox:    sander at steffann.nl, 
                    iljitsch at muada.com, 
                    rick at openfortress.nl
        Pages:      41
        Characters: 98886
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-steffann-tunnels-04.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc7059.txt

This document provides an overview of various ways to tunnel IPv6
packets over IPv4 networks.  It covers mechanisms in current use,
touches on several mechanisms that are now only of historic interest,
and discusses some newer tunnel mechanisms that are not widely used
at the time of publication.  The goal of the document is helping
people with an IPv6-in-IPv4 tunneling need to select the mechanisms
that may apply to them.


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