BIER in IPv6 (BIERin6)

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Authors Zheng Zhang  , Tony Przygienda  , IJsbrand Wijnands  , Hooman Bidgoli  , Mike McBride 
Last updated 2020-07-11 (latest revision 2020-01-08)
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BIER is a new architecture for the forwarding of multicast data packets. This document defines native IPv6 encapsulation for BIER hop-by-hop forwarding or BIERin6 for short.


Zheng Zhang (
Tony Przygienda (
IJsbrand Wijnands (
Hooman Bidgoli (
Mike McBride (

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