[CUWiN] CUWiN and IPv6

Sean Fioritto sean.fioritto at gmail.com
Thu Aug 4 11:43:54 CDT 2005


Dave will know better than me, but from what I recall he wrote the
software with IPv6 first. I think he said it was actually easier than
using IPv4.

- Sean

On 8/4/05, John Kintree <jkintree at swbell.net> 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
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