IP Reassembly Using Labels
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Internet Area Working Group                                    A. Bhati 
     Internet Draft                                      Samsung Electronics 
     Intended status: Informational                          October 4, 2018 
     Expires: April 2019 
                                         
      
                                           
                             IP Reassembly Using Labels 
                draft-bhati-intarea-ip-reassembly-using-labels-00.txt 

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     Abstract 

        This document describes a faster mechanism to re-assemble IPv4 and 
        IPv6 fragments when fragment labels are used instead of fragment 
        offset to reassemble the packets.  

     Table of Contents 

         
        1. Introduction...................................................4 
        2. Conventions used in this document..............................4 
        3. Changes from RFC 791...........................................5 
        4. IPv4 Fragment field discussion.................................6 
           4.1. Current status as per RFC 791.............................6 
           4.2. Changes suggested by this document........................7 
           4.3. Illustration of fragment label on IPv4 packet.............8 
        5. IPv6 Fragment header discussion...............................12 
           5.1. Current status as per RFC 2460...........................12 
           5.2. Changes suggested by this document.......................13 
        6. Security Considerations.......................................14 
        7. IANA Considerations...........................................15 
        8. Conclusions...................................................16 
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