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RFC 5795

"The RObust Header Compression (ROHC) Framework", March 2010

Canonical URL:
http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc5795.txt
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Status:
PROPOSED STANDARD
Obsoletes:
RFC 4995
Authors:
K. Sandlund
G. Pelletier
L-E. Jonsson
Stream:
IETF
Source:
rohc (tsv)

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Abstract

The Robust Header Compression (ROHC) protocol provides an efficient, flexible, and future-proof header compression concept. It is designed to operate efficiently and robustly over various link technologies with different characteristics. The ROHC framework, along with a set of compression profiles, was initially defined in RFC 3095. To improve and simplify the ROHC specifications, this document explicitly defines the ROHC framework and the profile for uncompressed separately. More specifically, the definition of the framework does not modify or update the definition of the framework specified by RFC 3095. This specification obsoletes RFC 4995. It fixes one interoperability issue that was erroneously introduced in RFC 4995, and adds some minor clarifications. [STANDARDS-TRACK]


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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