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hop-by-hop extension header update
draft-tsou-6man-hbh-header-update-01

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Last updated: 2012-09-13 (latest revision 2012-03-12)
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Abstract

The Hop-by-Hop Options header is used to convey optional information that must be examined by every node along a packet's delivery path. This document updates RFC2460, removing the requirement that source nodes must process the Hop-by-Hop extension header, on the basis that it imposes a performance impact with no advantages.

Authors

Zhonghua Chen <18918588897@189.cn>
Sreenatha Setty <sreenathabs@huawei.com>
Tina Tsou <tina.tsou.zouting@huawei.com>

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