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  1. an IPv6 transition mechanism meant to transmit IPv6 packets between dual-stack nodes on top of a multicast-enabled IPv4 network

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    created by user picturefactobot on July 8, 2009
  2. IPv4 is used as a virtual data link layer (virtual Ethernet) on which IPv6 can be run

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    created by user picturefactobot on July 8, 2009
  3. relies on IPv4 multicast availability, which is not very widely supported by IPv4 networking infrastructure (multicast is almost as recent as IPv6), 6over4 is of limited practical use, and is not supported by the most common operating systems

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    created by user picturefactobot on July 8, 2009
  4. defines a trivial method for generating a link-local IPv6 address from an IPv4 address, and a mechanism to perform Neighbor Discovery on top of IPv4

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    created by user picturefactobot on July 8, 2009
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