[rfc-dist] RFC 3364 on Tradeoffs in Domain Name System (DNS) Support for Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6)

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        RFC 3364

        Title:	    Tradeoffs in Domain Name System (DNS) Support
                    for Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6)
        Author(s):  R. Austein
        Status:	    Informational
	Date:       August 2002
        Mailbox:    sra@hactrn.net
        Pages:      11
        Characters: 26544
        Obsoletes:  2673, 2874

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-dnsext-ipv6-dns-tradeoffs-02.txt

        URL:        ftp://ftp.rfc-editor.org/in-notes/rfc3364.txt


The IETF has two different proposals on the table for how to do DNS
support for IPv6, and has thus far failed to reach a clear consensus
on which approach is better.  This note attempts to examine the pros
and cons of each approach, in the hope of clarifying the debate so
that we can reach closure and move on.

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Joyce K. Reynolds and Sandy Ginoza
USC/Information Sciences Institute

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