[rfc-dist] RFC 4988 on Mobile IPv4 Fast Handovers

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        RFC 4988

        Title:      Mobile IPv4 Fast Handovers 
        Author:     R. Koodli, C. Perkins
        Status:     Experimental
        Date:       October 2007
        Mailbox:    rajeev.koodli at nokia.com, 
                    charles.perkins at nokia.com
        Pages:      28
        Characters: 57921
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-mip4-fmipv4-07.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc4988.txt

This document adapts the Mobile IPv6 Fast Handovers to improve delay
and packet loss resulting from Mobile IPv4 handover operations.
Specifically, this document addresses movement detection, IP address
configuration, and location update latencies during a handover.  For
reducing the IP address configuration latency, the document proposes
that the new Care-of Address is always made to be the new access
router's IP address.  This memo defines an Experimental Protocol for 
the Internet community.

This document is a product of the Mobility for IPv4
Working Group of the IETF.

EXPERIMENTAL: This memo defines an Experimental Protocol for the Internet 
community. It does not specify an Internet standard of any kind. Discussion
and suggestions for improvement are requested.  Distribution of this memo 
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