[CUWiN] CUWiN and IPv6

Sascha Meinrath sascha at ucimc.org
Thu Aug 4 11:38:12 CDT 2005

Hi John,

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?
> Regards,
> John Kintree

CUWiN's software already routes IPv6, so it fits quite well into our 
plans.  ;)

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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