Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP) Vendor Protocol
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From: The IESG <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: IETF-Announce <email@example.com> Cc: Internet Architecture Board <firstname.lastname@example.org>, RFC Editor <email@example.com>, pppext mailing list <firstname.lastname@example.org>, pppext chair <email@example.com> Subject: Protocol Action: 'PPP Vendor Protocol' to Proposed Standard The IESG has approved the following document: - 'PPP Vendor Protocol ' <draft-ietf-pppext-vendor-protocol-03.txt> as a Proposed Standard This document is the product of the Point-to-Point Protocol Extensions Working Group. The IESG contact persons are Thomas Narten and Mark Townsley. A URL of this Internet-Draft is: http://www.ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-ietf-pppext-vendor-protocol-03.txt
Technical Summary The Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP) defines a Link Control Protocol (LCP) and a method for negotiating the use of multi-protocol traffic over point-to-point links. PPP Vendor Extensions (RFC 2153) added vendor-specific general-purpose Configuration Option and Code numbers. This document extends these features to cover vendor-specific Network, Authentication, and Control Protocols. Working Group Summary There was strong WG support for this document. It completes the work that was done in RFC 2153. Protocol Quality This document has been reviewed for the IESG by Thomas Narten.