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OSPF Multi-Area Adjacency
RFC 5185

Approval announcement
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From: The IESG <>
To: IETF-Announce <>
Cc: Internet Architecture Board <>,
    RFC Editor <>, 
    ospf mailing list <>, 
    ospf chair <>
Subject: Protocol Action: 'OSPF Multi-Area Adjacency' to 
         Proposed Standard 

The IESG has approved the following document:

- 'OSPF Multi-Area Adjacency '
   <draft-ietf-ospf-multi-area-adj-10.txt> as a Proposed Standard

This document is the product of the Open Shortest Path First IGP Working 

The IESG contact persons are David Ward and Ross Callon.

A URL of this Internet-Draft is:

Ballot Text

Technical Summary
   This document describes an extension to the Open Shortest Path First
   (OSPF) protocol to allow a single physical link to be shared by
   multiple areas.  This is necessary to allow the link to be considered
   an intra-area link in multiple areas.  This would create an intra-
   area path in each of the corresponding areas sharing the same link.
Working Group Summary
   No dissent reported (see PROTO writeup by Abhay Roy)
Protocol Quality
   There are two implementations that we know of.

RFC Editor Note