The length of the prefix of an IPv6 link-local address ranges from 10 to 127

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Authors Alexandre Petrescu  , Loganaden Velvindron  , Naveen Kottapalli  , Gyan Mishra  , Dusan Mudric 
Last updated 2019-12-08 (latest revision 2019-06-06)
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A rejected Erratum to RFC4291 "IPv6 Addr Archi" on the topic of link- local addresses 'would need' a draft. This draft is an answer to that need. The length of the prefix of an IPv6 link-local address is variable. The minimal value is 10 decimal. The maximum value is 127 decimal.


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