Pseudowire Setup and Maintenance Using the Label Distribution Protocol (LDP)
RFC 4447

Approval announcement
Draft of message to be sent after approval:

From: The IESG <iesg-secretary@ietf.org>
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Cc: Internet Architecture Board <iab@iab.org>,
    RFC Editor <rfc-editor@rfc-editor.org>, 
    pwe3 mailing list <pwe3@ietf.org>, 
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Subject: Protocol Action: 'Pseudowire Setup and Maintenance 
         using the Label Distribution Protocol' to Proposed Standard 

The IESG has approved the following document:

- 'Pseudowire Setup and Maintenance using the Label Distribution Protocol '
   <draft-ietf-pwe3-control-protocol-18.txt> as a Proposed Standard

This document is the product of the Pseudowire Emulation Edge to Edge 
Working Group. 

The IESG contact persons are Mark Townsley and Jari Arkko.

A URL of this Internet-Draft is:
http://www.ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-ietf-pwe3-control-protocol-18.txt

 - Technical Summary

   This document describes how to use LDP to establish and maintain
   a pseudowire over an MPLS PSN. This document describes the
   extensions to th eLDP protocol that are needed.

- Working Group Summary

   This work has been thoroughly analysed by the working group
   and there is consensus for the design. It has also been reviewed
   by MPLS WG and all of their recommendations have been
   incorporated.

- Protocol Quality

   This specification is well known in the industry and
   implementations exist. This document was reviewed by Thomas
   Narten, Mark Townsley, and selected LDP experts led by Loa Andersson.