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RIFT: Routing in Fat Trees

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To: IETF-Announce <>
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Subject: Protocol Action: 'RIFT: Routing in Fat Trees' to Proposed Standard (draft-ietf-rift-rift-24.txt)

The IESG has approved the following document:
- 'RIFT: Routing in Fat Trees'
  (draft-ietf-rift-rift-24.txt) as Proposed Standard

This document is the product of the Routing In Fat Trees Working Group.

The IESG contact persons are Gunter Van de Velde, Jim Guichard and John

A URL of this Internet-Draft is:

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Technical Summary

   This document defines a specialized, dynamic routing protocol for
   Clos and fat tree network topologies optimized towards minimization
   of control plane state as well as minimization of configuration and
   operational complexity.

Working Group Summary

   No obvious controversy and the document has undergone multiple directorate and individual reviews.  

Document Quality

   The WG indicate that there are at least two implementations. 


   The Document Shepherd for this document is Zheng Zhang. The Responsible
   Area Director is Jim Guichard.

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