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Alternate-Marking Method

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Subject: Protocol Action: 'Alternate-Marking Method' to Proposed Standard (draft-ietf-ippm-rfc8321bis-03.txt)

The IESG has approved the following document:
- 'Alternate-Marking Method'
  (draft-ietf-ippm-rfc8321bis-03.txt) as Proposed Standard

This document is the product of the IP Performance Measurement Working Group.

The IESG contact persons are Zaheduzzaman Sarker and Martin Duke.

A URL of this Internet Draft is:

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Technical Summary

   This document describes the Alternate-Marking technique to perform
   packet loss, delay, and jitter measurements on live traffic.  This
   technology can be applied in various situations and for different
   protocols.  It could be considered Passive or Hybrid depending on the
   application.  This document obsoletes RFC8321.

Working Group Summary

This is small bis update we took through the WG quickly. It had clear
consensus, with 
about 1/3-1/2 of the active WG chiming in. Both RFC8321bis and
RFC8889bis are being taken through the process together.

Document Quality

Our adoption call of the -bis document raised the question of implementations,
and several implementations were discussed on the mailing list.


The Document Shepherd is Tommy Pauly. The Responsible AD is Martin Duke.

RFC Editor Note