IPv6 Rapid Deployment on IPv4 Infrastructures (6rd) -- Protocol Specification
RFC 5969

Approval announcement
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From: The IESG <iesg-secretary@ietf.org>
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Cc: Internet Architecture Board <iab@iab.org>,
    RFC Editor <rfc-editor@rfc-editor.org>, 
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Subject: Protocol Action: 'IPv6 Rapid Deployment on IPv4 Infrastructures (6rd)' to Proposed Standard

The IESG has approved the following document:

- 'IPv6 Rapid Deployment on IPv4 Infrastructures (6rd) '
   <draft-ietf-softwire-ipv6-6rd-10.txt> as a Proposed Standard

This document is the product of the Softwires Working Group. 

The IESG contact persons are Ralph Droms and Jari Arkko.

A URL of this Internet-Draft is:

Technical Summary

   This document specifies an automatic tunneling mechanism tailored
   to advance deployment of IPv6 to end users via a Service Provider's
   IPv4 network infrastructure. Key aspects include automatic IPv6
   prefix delegation to sites, stateless operation, simple
   provisioning, and service which is equivalent to native IPv6 at the
   sites which are served by the mechanism.

Working Group Summary

   This document was discussed in depth and well-reviewed. There is
   some disagreement over small details, but overall WG consensus is
   strong to publish this document.  The details of the DHCP option
   defined in this document were reviewed by the dhc WG.

Document Quality

   There are multiple, independent, interoperable implementations of
   this protocol today. One service provider has a large deployment of
   this protocol, several other service providers have announced plans
   to deploy or interest in deploying.


   Alain Durand (adurand@juniper.net) and Dave Ward
   (dward@juniper.net) are the document shepherds.  Ralph
   Droms (rdroms-ietf@gmail.com) is the responsible AD.

RFC Editor note

   Alain Durand's e-mail address is now adurand@juniper.net