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Re: IPv6 Flow Label
On Wed, 7-May-08, at 02:46 , Rémi Després wrote:
>Brian E Carpenter wrote :
>>So, I'd say that the default behavior for a relayed packet should be
>>"Assign 0", and "Assign a new flow label according to RFC3697" should
>>be optional (just as the whole of RFC3697 is optional). And this is
>>entirely independent of whether or not the incoming packet has a
>>non-zero flow label.
>This is IMU the right behavior
>I had essentially the same conclusion (see for example
>A slightly different wording could however, IMO, be preferable.
>"Assign 0" and "RFC3697" should be placed on an equal footing, no one
>being more "default" than the other: a source may have either behavior;
>a destination or an intermediate node may not assume any of the two
>behaviors in particular.
If no one has any objections, I will adopt this behavior.