Generic Transport Functions

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Authors Zhaohui Zhang  , Ron Bonica  , Kireeti Kompella 
Last updated 2020-11-01
Replaced by draft-zzhang-intarea-generic-delivery-functions
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Some functionalities (e.g. fragmentation/reassembly and Encapsulating Security Payload) provided by IPv6 can be viewed as independent of IPv6 or even IP entirely. This document proposes to provide those functionalities at different layers (e.g., MPLS, BIER or even Ethernet) independent of IP.


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