Identifier-Locator Network Protocol (ILNP) Engineering Considerations (RFC6741)
Original Publication Date: 2012-Nov-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2012-Nov-10
Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)
RJ Atkinson: AUTHOR [+2]
The ILNP document set has had extensive review within the IRTF Routing RG. ILNP is one of the recommendations made by the RG Chairs. Separately, various refereed research papers on ILNP have also been published during this decade. So, the ideas contained herein have had much broader review than IRTF Routing RG. The views in this document were considered controversial by the Routing RG, but the RG reached a consensus that the document still should be published. The Routing RG has had remarkably little consensus on anything, so virtually all Routing RG outputs are considered controversial.
Internet Research Task Force (IRTF) RJ Atkinson Request for Comments: 6741 Consultant Category: Experimental SN Bhatti ISSN: 2070-1721 U. St Andrews November 2012
Identifier-Locator Network Protocol (ILNP) Engineering Considerations
This document describes common (i.e., version independent) engineering details for the Identifier-Locator Network Protocol (ILNP), which is an experimental, evolutionary enhancement to IP. This document is a product of the IRTF Routing Research Group.
Status of This Memo
This document is not an Internet Standards Track specification; it is published for examination, experimental implementation, and evaluation.
This document defines an Experimental Protocol for the Internet community. This document is a product of the Internet Research Task Force (IRTF). The IRTF publishes the results of Internet-related research and development activities. These results might not be suitable for deployment. This RFC represents the individual opinion(s) of one or more members of the Routing Research Group of the Internet Research Task Force (IRTF). Documents approved for publication by the IRSG are not a candidate for any level of Internet Standard; see Section 2 of RFC 5741.
Information about the current status of this document, any errata, and how to provide feedback on it may be obtained at http://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc6741.
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RFC 6741 ILNP Engineering November 2012
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1. Introduction ....................................................3
1.1. Document Roadm...