[Battlemesh] Session about multi-homed IPv6 mesh networks and auto-configuration

Juliusz Chroboczek jch at pps.univ-paris-diderot.fr
Tue Apr 19 19:10:51 CEST 2016

>> You could either put the information in an optional Babel sub-TLV, or in
>> an optional HNCP TLV.  The allocation rules are similar for both
>> protocols: either use an experimental TLV number, or document the
>> extension and get yourself an official TLV number.  (HNCP requires
>> a proper RFC, while Babel only requires a published specification to be
>> reviewed by an expert chosen by the IETF, which is much easier.)
>> I suggest having an implementation first, though.  I'll be happy to help.

> OLSRv2 has the concept that "announce prefixes" have a metric cost
> attached...

So does Babel.  But Ferry wanted to announce the raw throughput, not to
encode it within a metric.

-- Juliusz

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