[rfc-dist] RFC 5172 on Negotiation for IPv6 Datagram Compression Using IPv6 Control Protocol
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Title: Negotiation for IPv6 Datagram Compression
Using IPv6 Control Protocol
Author: S. Varada, Ed.
Status: Standards Track
Date: March 2008
Mailbox: varada at ieee.org
I-D Tag: draft-ietf-ipv6-compression-nego-v2-02.txt
The Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP) provides a standard method of
encapsulating network-layer protocol information over
point-to-point links. PPP also defines an extensible Link Control
Protocol, and proposes a family of Network Control Protocols
(NCPs) for establishing and configuring different network-layer
The IPv6 Control Protocol (IPV6CP), which is an NCP for a PPP
link, allows for the negotiation of desirable parameters for an
IPv6 interface over PPP.
This document defines the IPv6 datagram compression option that
can be negotiated by a node on the link through the IPV6CP. [STANDARDS TRACK]
This document is a product of the IPv6 Maintenance Working Group of the IETF.
This is now a Proposed Standard Protocol.
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