Use of Flow Label for Tag Switching

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Authors Fred Baker  , Yakov Rekhter 
Last updated 1996-10-08
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An overview of a tag switching architecture is provided in [tag-arch]. This document proposes to extend the syntax and semantics of the Flow Label field in the IPv6 header to facilitate IPv6 forwarding by allowing the Flow Label field to carry tag information.


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