Re: [Roll] [6tisch] Support of flow label to carry the RPL information in data packets

Michael Richardson <mcr+ietf@sandelman.ca> Tue, 15 April 2014 14:31 UTC

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Subject: Re: [Roll] [6tisch] Support of flow label to carry the RPL information in data packets
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Pascal Thubert (pthubert) <pthubert@cisco.com> wrote:
    > Still, both RFC 6550 and RFC 6552 are designed to allow for an alternate
    > technique and in particular for the use of the flow label, as is elaborated in
    > http://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-thubert-roll-flow-label-02 . Using the flow
    > label reduces the cost of the RPL information dramatically, down to a level
    > that is probably acceptable for the target SDOs.

    > So my plan for now is to move the flow label draft to 6MAN and prepare for a
    > hot season, and I?m looking for support from both 6TiSCH and ROLL to back me up
    > from the start.  Yes, you can help!

    > Please +1 if you agree we need this work to happen, and/or provide any
    > suggestion.

I think it's worthwhile to re-open the discussion at 6man.

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