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Reserving bits in the IPv6 header for future use

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Authors Suresh Krishnan , Joel M. Halpern
Last updated 2010-10-18
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The IPv6 header does not contain any reserved bits for future expansion. This document sets aside 4 bits from the flow label field for future expansion.


Suresh Krishnan
Joel M. Halpern

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