An uniform format for IPv6 extension headers

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Authors Suresh Krishnan  , james woodyatt  , Erik Kline  , James Hoagland 
Last updated 2010-03-08
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In IPv6, optional internet-layer information is encoded in separate headers that may be placed between the IPv6 header and the transport layer header. There are a small number of such extension headers currently defined. This document defines a format for defining a new family of IPv6 extension headers.


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