Carrying Metadata in IP Networks

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This document defines the mechanism for carrying and identifying the presence of metadata carried in addition to the payload in IPv4 and IPv6 packets.


Stewart Bryant (
Jim Guichard (
Carlos Pignataro (
Simon Spraggs (

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