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Considerations for stateful vs stateless join router in ANIMA bootstrap

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Author Michael Richardson
Last updated 2021-03-26 (Latest revision 2020-09-22)
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This document explores a number of issues affecting the decision to use a stateful or stateless forwarding mechanism by the join router (aka join assistant) during the bootstrap process for ANIMA.


Michael Richardson

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