LOOPS Generic Information Set

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Authors Michael Welzl  , Carsten Bormann 
Last updated 2021-01-14 (latest revision 2020-07-13)
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LOOPS (Local Optimizations on Path Segments) aims to provide local (not end-to-end but in-network) recovery of lost packets to achieve better data delivery in the presence of losses. [I-D.li-tsvwg-loops-problem-opportunities] provides an overview over the problems and optimization opportunities that LOOPS could address. The present document is a strawman for the set of information that would be interchanged in a LOOPS protocol, without already defining a specific data packet format. The generic information set needs to be mapped to a specific encapsulation protocol to actually run the LOOPS optimizations. A companion document contains a sketch of a binding to the tunnel encapsulation protocol Geneve [I-D.ietf-nvo3-geneve].


Michael Welzl (michawe@ifi.uio.no)
Carsten Bormann (cabo@tzi.org)

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