L3DSR server side bits open sourced

Randy Bush randy at psg.com
Wed Mar 9 01:37:40 CST 2011

> :: a real use for the diffserv bits!  why not flowlabel in 6?  it's been
> :: looking for a use for a decade.
> Honestly, we figured flowlabel might actually find a use before all the
> values of diffserv will :) In all seriousness, we are starting to set the 
> spec for v6 l3dsr now, so, if you care, and believe that flowlabel would 
> be a better field to "hijack" (or have a suggestion for another, better 
> way then same DSCP methodology that we used for ipv4), we welcome input..

well, compared to an extension header, it wins hands down.


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