timothy from the router-vendors-salivate-copiously dept.
alphadogg writes "The Internet Engineering Task Force is considering establishing a working group to smooth some of the impending issues around setting up and maintaining IPv6-based Internet connections in homes. 'A collection of protocols needs to be agreed upon, so vendors of equipment used in home networks will have an interoperable suite of protocols available,' said Ralph Droms, a distinguished engineer for Cisco and among those who want to form the IETF working group. Home networking is a fairly new area for the IETF. Many of its standards were designed for large-scale organizational networks, rather than home use."
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