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INTERNET-DRAFT                                             Thomas Narten
                                                          August 7, 1998

                           Packet over Sonet/SDH


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1.  Introduction

   T1.X1 is the ANSI accredited T1 Technical Subcommitee responsible for
   developing SONET standards, including SONET rates, formats and
   payload mappings.  Its output is also brought into the ITU, for
   example as in ITU-T Recommendation G.707 [G.707].

   The IETF-recommended way to run HDLC over SONET is to use the
   definition found in T1.X1 ANSI documents [T1.105.02, T1.105] and ITU
   document [G.707].

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2.  References

     [T1.105.02] ANSI T1.105.02 "Synchronous Optical Network (SONET) -
             Payload Mappings"

     [T1.105] ANSI T1.105 "Synchronous Optical Network (SONET) - Basic
             Description including Multiplex Structure, Rates and

     [G.707] CCITT Recommendation G.707, "Synchronous Digital Hierarchy
             Bit Rates", 1998 (??? - XXX).

3.  Author's Address
   Thomas Narten
   IBM Corporation
   3039 Cornwallis Ave.
   PO Box 12195 - BRQA/502
   Research Triangle Park, NC 27709-2195

   Phone: 919-254-7798
   EMail: narten@raleigh.ibm.com

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