Options for MPLS Extension Header Indicator

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Authors Haoyu Song  , Zhenbin Li  , Tianran Zhou  , Loa Andersson 
Last updated 2019-08-19 (latest revision 2019-02-15)
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This document describes the schemes that indicates the presence of the MPLS extension header(s) following the MPLS label stack. After a thorough evaluation of these options by comparing their pros and cons, one should be chosen as the final scheme for MPLS extension header indicator.


Haoyu Song (haoyu.song@huawei.com)
Zhenbin Li (lizhenbin@huawei.com)
Tianran Zhou (zhoutianran@huawei.com)
Loa Andersson (loa@pi.nu)

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