[Standards-JIG] Peer to peer communication with IPv6

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at jabber.org
Wed Jun 28 22:17:44 UTC 2006


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stlman wrote:
> Greetings.
> 
> I have read a few JEPs (65, 176, 177) which describe some
> forms of p2p communication. JEP-0177 and JEP-0065 define
> "IP address" as dotted decimal which means IPv4 only.

JEP-0065 explicitly mentions that SOCKS5 is IPv6-ready and does not
define "IP address" as v4 or v6. Just because the examples show IPv4
addresses does not mean that IPv6 addresses are not allowed. The same
goes for JEP-0177.

Peter

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Peter Saint-Andre
Jabber Software Foundation
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