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Support for Notifications in CCN

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (individual)
Expired & archived
Authors Ravi Ravindran , Asit Chakraborti , Syed Obaid Amin , Jiachen Chen
Last updated 2018-04-19 (Latest revision 2017-07-16)
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This draft proposes a new packet primitive called Notification for CCN. Notification is a PUSH primitive and can be unicast or multicast to multiple listening points. Notifications do not expect a Content Object response hence only requires the use of FIB state in the CCN forwarder. Emulating Notification as a PULL has performance and routing implications. The draft first discusses the design choices associated with using current Interest/Data abstraction for achieving push and challenges associated with them. We follow this by proposing a new fixed header primitive called Notification and a CCN message encoding using Content Object primitive to transport Notifications. This discussion are presented in the context of CCNx1.0 [1] proposal. The draft also provides discussions on various aspects related to notification such as flow and congestion control, routing and reliability considerations, and use case scenarios.


Ravi Ravindran
Asit Chakraborti
Syed Obaid Amin
Jiachen Chen

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