The IPv6 Hop-by-Hop Option for Geocast

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Author Sanghyun Ahn 
Last updated 2017-06-22 (latest revision 2016-12-19)
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For IPv6-based ITS applications, ITS data packets are required to be delivered to a specific destination area, which is called geocast. In this draft, a new IPv6 Hop-by-Hop option, the IPv6 Geocast Hop-by-Hop option, with the geographical information of the destination area and the forwarding mechanism information is defined.


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