User-Defined Errors for RSVP
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From: The IESG <email@example.com> To: IETF-Announce <firstname.lastname@example.org> Cc: Internet Architecture Board <email@example.com>, RFC Editor <firstname.lastname@example.org> Subject: Protocol Action: 'User-Defined Errors for RSVP' to Proposed Standard The IESG has approved the following document: - 'User-Defined Errors for RSVP ' <draft-ietf-tsvwg-rsvp-user-error-spec-09.txt> as a Proposed Standard This document is the product of the Transport Area Working Group. The IESG contact persons are Magnus Westerlund and Lars Eggert. A URL of this Internet-Draft is: http://www.ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-ietf-tsvwg-rsvp-user-error-spec-09.txt
Technical Summary The Resource ReserVation Protocol (RSVP) [RFC2205] defines an ERROR_SPEC object for communicating errors. That object has a defined format that permits the definition of 256 error codes. As RSVP has been developed and extended, the convention has been to be conservative in communicating errors. Further no provision for user defined errors exists in RSVP. This document defines such an extension that allows user or manufacturer specific error indications in addition to the regular code. Working Group Summary This document was WG last called in TSVWG, CCAMP and MPLS to cover all WG that works with RSVP. The consensus was not disputed but not particular large. Document Quality This document has gotten descent review. No known implementations. Personnel The responsible WG shepherd and AD is Magnus Westerlund.