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IPv6 Compressed Routing Header with Variable Length Addresses

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (individual)
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Author Fred Templin
Last updated 2020-11-19 (Latest revision 2020-05-18)
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The IPv6 Routing Header can be used to direct a packet through multiple intermediate IPv6 waypoints toward a final destination. In its simplest form, the routing header includes the full length of each intermediate IPv6 waypoint. This document specifies a method for supporting variable-length compressed IPv6 addresses.


Fred Templin

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