Scenarios for Flexible Address Structure

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Authors Yihao Jia  , Guangpeng Li  , Sheng Jiang 
Last updated 2021-05-04 (latest revision 2020-10-31)
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Along as the adoption of TCP/IP in increasingly emerging scenarios, challenges emerge as well due to the ossified address structure. To still enable TCP/IP for networks that previously using exclusive protocols, a flexible address structure would be highly preferred for their particular properties. This document describes well-recognized scenarios that typically require a flexible address structure, and states the requirements of such flexible address structure.


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Sheng Jiang (

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