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.
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.