Framework and Requirements for GMPLS-Based Control of Flexi-Grid Dense Wavelength Division Multiplexing (DWDM) Networks

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The IESG has approved the following document:
- 'Framework and Requirements for GMPLS-based control of Flexi-grid DWDM
  (draft-ietf-ccamp-flexi-grid-fwk-07.txt) as Informational RFC

This document is the product of the Common Control and Measurement Plane
Working Group.

The IESG contact persons are Alvaro Retana, Alia Atlas and Deborah

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Technical Summary

   This document defines a framework and the associated control plane requirements for the GMPLS-based control of flexi-grid DWDM networks.

Working Group Summary

   The document has been actively discussed on the mailing list and there has been a lot of interest in the work. The document had contributions from a large group of participants (as indicated by the contributing authors list). 

Document Quality
The work has had external review from the IDEALIST EU project that is making multiple inter-operating implementations of a GMPLS control plane for flexi-grid.

   Who is the Document Shepherd for this document? Matt Hartley
   Who is the Responsible Area Director? Deborah Brungard