[CUWiN] CUWiN and IPv6
sascha at ucimc.org
Thu Aug 4 11:38:12 CDT 2005
John Kintree wrote:
> The $100 laptop computer being developed by Nicholas Negroponte is supposed to
> run on Linux and include mesh wireless capabilities.
> A weakness that has been identified in the RFP for Wireless Philadelphia is
> the lack of support for security and encryption of communications.
> I understand that IPv6 has end-to-end encryption as a builtin part of the
> standard. It seems like IPv6, with its enhanced support for security, as
> well as its larger address space and native support for QoS, would benefit
> the $100 laptop and muni-wireless projects.
> Does that sound right, and how does IPv6 fit into the plans for CUWiN?
> John Kintree
CUWiN's software already routes IPv6, so it fits quite well into our
Certainly it would also makes sense for Nicholas to integrate CUWiN's
software at the application layer with the laptop he's developing.
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