Re: [Diffserv] APIs for diffserv

Pekka Savola <pekkas@netcore.fi> Wed, 16 October 2002 03:57 UTC

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From: Pekka Savola <pekkas@netcore.fi>
To: Brian E Carpenter <brian@hursley.ibm.com>
cc: Thomas Narten <narten@us.ibm.com>, <diffserv@ietf.org>, <ipng@sunroof.eng.sun.com>, Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino <itojun@iijlab.net>
Subject: Re: [Diffserv] APIs for diffserv
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On Tue, 15 Oct 2002, Brian E Carpenter wrote:
> Thomas Narten wrote:
> > 
> > The IPv6 basic and advanced APIs include placeholders/hooks for
> > specifying the Flow Label on outgoing IPv6 packets. But the way the
> > API is specified, the entire first 32 bits of the IP header can be
> > specified, which includes the Traffic Class field. Many of the details
> > are unspecified, however.
> > 
> > Questions:
> > 
> > 1) What work has been done with regards to specifying an API for
> >    setting the Traffic Class fields? Anything other than the IPv6
> >    APIs?
> 
> There was draft-itojun-ipv6-flowlabel-api-01.txt (April 2001).
> itojun may want to comment.
[...]

And also draft-itojun-ipv6-tclass-api-03.txt (July 2001):

ftp://ftp.itojun.org/pub/paper/draft-itojun-ipv6-tclass-api-03.txt

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