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RE: QoS selectors (was LAST CALL: IKE)
Yes, I think for ipv6 we should be talking about the traffic class field,
not the flow label. From RFC 2474, Differentiated Services Field, sect. 3:
A replacement header field, called the DS field, is defined, which is
intended to supersede the existing definitions of the IPv4 TOS octet
[RFC791] and the IPv6 Traffic Class octet [IPv6].
At 02:03 PM 6/26/2003 -0700, Michael Thomas wrote:
>Just as a general note, the ip6 flowlabel is not
>akin to the DSCP. The flowlabel is much more akin
>to the 5-tuple. I'm not sure that it's a good idea
>to select flows based on it. Or at least via IKE
>right now. What is the downside to deferring
>saying anything about the flowlabel here? If it
>must be done now, it would be a good idea to run
>this all by the authors...