[rfc-dist] RFC 5164 on Mobility Services Transport: Problem Statement
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Title: Mobility Services Transport: Problem Statement
Author: T. Melia, Ed.
Date: March 2008
Mailbox: tmelia at cisco.com
I-D Tag: draft-ietf-mipshop-mis-ps-05.txt
There are ongoing activities in the networking community to develop
solutions that aid in IP handover mechanisms between heterogeneous
wired and wireless access systems including, but not limited to, IEEE
802.21. Intelligent access selection, taking into account link-layer
attributes, requires the delivery of a variety of different
information types to the terminal from different sources within the
network and vice-versa. The protocol requirements for this
signalling have both transport and security issues that must be
considered. The signalling must not be constrained to specific link
types, so there is at least a common component to the signalling
problem, which is within the scope of the IETF. This document presents a
problem statement for this core problem. This memo provides information
for the Internet community.
This document is a product of the Mobility for IP: Performance, Signaling and Handoff Optimization Working Group of the IETF.
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