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IPv6 over Low-Power Wireless Personal Area Network (6LoWPAN) Dispatch Type for SCHC

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Author Carles Gomez
Last updated 2021-03-25 (Latest revision 2020-09-21)
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A new framework called Static Context Header Compression (SCHC) has been designed with the primary goal of supporting IPv6 over Low Power Wide Area Network (LPWAN) technologies [RFC8724]. One of the SCHC components is a header compression mechanism. If used properly, SCHC header compression allows a greater compression ratio than that achievable with traditional 6LoWPAN header compression [RFC6282]. For this reason, it may make sense to use SCHC header compression in some 6LoWPAN environments. This document defines a 6LoWPAN Dispatch Type to signal when a packet header has been compressed by using SCHC header compression.


Carles Gomez

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