Shepherd writeup

1. Summary

The document shepherd is Brian Trammell. 
The responsible Area Director is Spencer Dawkins.

   This document defines a reference path for Large-scale Measurement of
   Broadband Access Performance (LMAP) and measurement points for
   commonly used performance metrics.  The methods for measurement point
   location may be applicable to similar measurement projects using the
   extensions described here.

It is an IPPM document as the reference path is intended to be used in metric definitions and other guidance on how to use and deploy IPPM metrics in an LMAP context.

The intended status is Informational.

2. Review and Consensus

The document has had broad review within the IPPM and LMAP working groups. Many comments were received during first WGLC resulting in a substantial revision and a second WGLC. There is consensus within the IPPM working group (including participants from LMAP) to publish the document.

3. Intellectual Property

No IPR disclosures have been filed. All authors confirm that they have no undisclosed knowledge on IPR on the document.

4. Other Points

There are no downrefs. There are no IANA considerations, though the reference path described by this document may be referenced from the metrics registry currently under development within the working group.