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Including Geolocation Information in IPv6 Packet Headers (IPv6 GEO)

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (individual)
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Authors Brian Skeen , Edwin King , Fred Templin
Last updated 2017-05-04 (Latest revision 2016-10-31)
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This document provides a specification for including geolocation information in the headers of IPv6 packets (IPv6 GEO). The information is intended to be included in packets for which the location of the source node is to be conveyed via the network to the destination node or nodes.


Brian Skeen
Edwin King
Fred Templin

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