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IPv6 Node Requirements
RFC 6434

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Subject: Document Action: 'IPv6 Node Requirements' to Informational RFC (draft-ietf-6man-node-req-bis-11.txt)

The IESG has approved the following document:
- 'IPv6 Node Requirements'
  (draft-ietf-6man-node-req-bis-11.txt) as an Informational RFC

This document is the product of the IPv6 Maintenance Working Group.

The IESG contact persons are Ralph Droms and Jari Arkko.

A URL of this Internet Draft is:

Ballot Text

Technical Summary

      This document defines requirements for IPv6 nodes.  It is expected
      that IPv6 will be deployed in a wide range of devices and situations.
      Specifying the requirements for IPv6 nodes allows IPv6 to function
      well and interoperate in a large number of situations and

      This document obsoletes  RFC4294.

Working Group Summary

      The working group reviewed and discussed this document over a long period of time.
      Two working group last calls preformed as well as several individual reviews.  The
      document has strong support in the working group.

Document Quality

      The document has had extensive review and discussion in the working group.  All
      of the requirements outlined in this document have been widely implemented.  


     The Document Shepherd is Bob Hinden and the responsible Area Director is Ralph Droms.

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