Re: [Roll] [6lo] WGLC for draft-thubert-6man-flow-label-for-rpl-03

Philip Levis <pal@cs.stanford.edu> Wed, 13 August 2014 19:11 UTC

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Subject: Re: [Roll] [6lo] WGLC for draft-thubert-6man-flow-label-for-rpl-03
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On Aug 13, 2014, at 9:48 AM, Pascal Thubert (pthubert) <pthubert@cisco.com> wrote:

> The need for this work was agreed at ROLL. We need a better solution than available, for application in RPL domains, that are often but not necessarily congruent with 6LowPAN domains.

This seems to me to be the strong technical argument in favor of the draft. While Carsten's approach seems better technically, it only works for 6lowpan, and RPL should be independent of the underlying link layer.

Phil