[rfc-dist] RFC 4944 on Transmission of IPv6 Packets over IEEE 802.15.4 Networks

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        RFC 4944

        Title:      Transmission of IPv6 Packets over 
                    IEEE 802.15.4 Networks 
        Author:     G. Montenegro, N. Kushalnagar,
                    J. Hui, D. Culler
        Status:     Standards Track
        Date:       September 2007
        Mailbox:    gabriel.montenegro at microsoft.com, 
                    nandakishore.kushalnagar at intel.com, 
                    jhui at archrock.com,  dculler at archrock.com
        Pages:      30
        Characters: 67232
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-6lowpan-format-13.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc4944.txt

This document describes the frame format for transmission of IPv6
packets and the method of forming IPv6 link-local addresses and
statelessly autoconfigured addresses on IEEE 802.15.4 networks.
Additional specifications include a simple header compression scheme
using shared context and provisions for packet delivery in IEEE
802.15.4 meshes.  [STANDARDS TRACK]

This document is a product of the IPv6 over Low power WPAN
Working Group of the IETF.

This is now a Proposed Standard Protocol.

STANDARDS TRACK: This document specifies an Internet standards track
protocol for the Internet community,and requests discussion and suggestions
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