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Delay Tolerant Network (DTN) Numeric Node IDs

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Authors Fred Templin , Scott C. Burleigh
Last updated 2016-01-07 (Latest revision 2015-07-06)
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The Delay Tolerant Network (DTN) Bundle Protocol (BP) uses Uniform Resource Identifiers (URIs) as the basis for Endpoint and Node IDs. IDs that are encoded as alphanumeric strings can consume excessive precious bandwidth in some instances, leading to a desire for a short numeric ID format. This document discusses alternatives for a DTN numeric node ID format.


Fred Templin
Scott C. Burleigh

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