6LoWPAN-GHC: Generic Header Compression for IPv6 over Low-Power Wireless Personal Area Networks (6LoWPANs)
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From: The IESG <email@example.com> To: IETF-Announce <firstname.lastname@example.org> Cc: RFC Editor <email@example.com>, 6lo mailing list <firstname.lastname@example.org>, 6lo chair <email@example.com> Subject: Protocol Action: '6LoWPAN Generic Compression of Headers and Header-like Payloads (GHC)' to Proposed Standard (draft-ietf-6lo-ghc-05.txt) The IESG has approved the following document: - '6LoWPAN Generic Compression of Headers and Header-like Payloads (GHC)' (draft-ietf-6lo-ghc-05.txt) as Proposed Standard This document is the product of the IPv6 over Networks of Resource-constrained Nodes Working Group. The IESG contact persons are Brian Haberman and Ted Lemon. A URL of this Internet Draft is: http://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/draft-ietf-6lo-ghc/
Technical Summary: This short specification provides a simple addition to 6LoWPAN Header Compression that enables the compression of generic headers and header-like payloads, without a need to define a new header compression scheme for each new such header or header-like payload. Working Group Summary: There were no particular points of contention in the WG process, and the consensus behind publication of this document as a Standards Track RFC appears solid. Document Quality: There are multiple experimental implementations. There have been no specific MIB doctor, Media Type or other expert reviews done. Personnel: The Document Shepherd is Ulrich Herberg. The Responsible Area Director is Brian Haberman.