An IPv6 Flow Label Specification Proposal

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The IPv6 flow label field has been designed to allow eliminating protocol layer violations and the related problems from flow specific packet classifiers. This document provides an analysis of the current state of the IPv6 flow label field definition and proposes new text to be included in the next revision of the IPv6 specification.


Jarno Rajahalme (
Alex Conta (

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