Shim Header for CoAP Transfer over non-TCP/IP Networks

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Authors Sim-Kwon Yoon  , Ilkyun Park  , Namhi Kang  , Seung-Hun Oh  , Byoung-Tak Lee 
Last updated 2014-08-18 (latest revision 2014-02-14)
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This document defines shim header for the transfer of CoAP messages over non-TCP/IP constrained networks. In this environment, IP and UDP or TCP are not used, so that additional shim header as a container for addresses of sender/receiver and the length of CoAP header and its payload is required.


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