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Terminology for Constrained-Node Networks

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (candidate for lwig WG)
Expired & archived
Authors Carsten Bormann , Mehmet Ersue , Ari Keränen , Carles Gomez
Last updated 2022-05-28 (Latest revision 2022-04-05)
Replaced by draft-ietf-lwig-7228bis
RFC stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
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Stream WG state Call For Adoption By WG Issued
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Mar 2023
Submit the Terminology for Constrained-Node Networks document to the IESG for publication as Informational RFC
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IESG IESG state Replaced by draft-ietf-lwig-7228bis
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The Internet Protocol Suite is increasingly used on small devices with severe constraints on power, memory, and processing resources, creating constrained-node networks. This document provides a number of basic terms that have been useful in the standardization work for constrained-node networks.


Carsten Bormann
Mehmet Ersue
Ari Keränen
Carles Gomez

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