The Longest Acceptable Prefix for IPv6 Links

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Author Brian Carpenter 
Last updated 2018-12-21 (latest revision 2018-06-19)
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This document introduces the concepts of a Longest Acceptable Prefix (LAP) and a Shortest Acceptable Identifier Length (SAIL) for an IPv6 link.


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