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IP Header Compression over PPP

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This is an older version of an Internet-Draft that was ultimately published as RFC 3544.
Authors Stephen L. Casner , Thima Koren , Carsten Bormann
Last updated 2022-07-06 (Latest revision 2003-03-03)
Replaces draft-koren-avt-crtp-ipcp
RFC stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
Intended RFC status Proposed Standard
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IESG IESG state Became RFC 3544 (Proposed Standard)
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Responsible AD Allison J. Mankin
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        RFC 3544

        Title:      IP Header Compression over PPP
        Author(s):  T. Koren, S. Casner, C. Bormann
        Status:     Standards Track
        Date:       July 2003
        Pages:      14
        Characters: 27627
        Obsoletes:  2509

        I-D Tag:    draft-koren-pppext-rfc2509bis-03.txt


This document describes an option for negotiating the use of header
compression on IP datagrams transmitted over the Point-to-Point
Protocol (RFC 1661).  It defines extensions to the PPP Control
Protocols for IPv4 and IPv6 (RFC 1332, RFC 2472).  Header compression
may be applied to IPv4 and IPv6 datagrams in combination with TCP,
UDP and RTP transport protocols as specified in RFC 2507,
RFC 2508 and RFC 3545.

This is now a Proposed Standard Protocol.

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