[ipv6hackers] Fwd: [Int-area] BCP 230, RFC 8900 on IP Fragmentation Considered Fragile

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Fernando Gont

Sep 13, 2020, 12:49:26 AM9/13/20
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Hi, Folks,

FYI, BCP 230, RFC 8900 on IP Fragmentation Considered Fragile

* IETF RFC: https://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc8900
* Related (topic) activity: https://dnsflagday.net/2020/

...and, if you feel like, we are in the process of revising our IETF I-D
"Operational Implications of IPv6 Packets with Extension Headers":

Your feedback will be appreciated!


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Subject: [Int-area] BCP 230, RFC 8900 on IP Fragmentation Considered Fragile
Date: Fri, 11 Sep 2020 16:21:47 -0700 (PDT)
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A new Request for Comments is now available in online RFC libraries.

BCP 230 RFC 8900

Title: IP Fragmentation Considered Fragile Author:
R. Bonica,
F. Baker,
G. Huston,
B. Hinden,
O. Troan,
F. Gont
Status: Best Current Practice
Stream: IETF
Date: September 2020
Mailbox: rbo...@juniper.net,
fredbak...@gmail.com, g...@apnic.net,
bob.h...@gmail.com, o...@cisco.com,
Pages: 23
See Also: BCP 230

I-D Tag: draft-ietf-intarea-frag-fragile-17.txt

URL: https://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc8900

DOI: 10.17487/RFC8900

This document describes IP fragmentation and explains how it
introduces fragility to Internet communication.

This document also proposes alternatives to IP fragmentation and
provides recommendations for developers and network operators.

This document is a product of the Internet Area Working Group Working
Group of the IETF.

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