Multi6 Application Referral Issues

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (multi6 WG)
Author Erik Nordmark 
Last updated 2005-01-11
Stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
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In order to fully solve the scalable multihoming problem there is a need to separate the current IP address functionality into identifiers (which are used to identify e.g., TCP connections) and locators which are used to forward packets in the routing system. Such a separation has an impact on the current use of IP address in the application layer. This document presents these issues for the purposes of stimulating discussions.


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