Generalized Mobile Ad Hoc Network (MANET) Packet/Message Format
RFC 5444

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Document history

Date Rev. By Action
2015-10-14
17 (System) Notify list changed from manet-chairs@ietf.org, draft-ietf-manet-packetbb@ietf.org, jdean@itd.nrl.navy.mil to (None)
2012-08-22
17 (System) post-migration administrative database adjustment to the No Objection position for Chris Newman
2012-08-22
17 (System) post-migration administrative database adjustment to the Abstain position for David Ward
2012-08-22
17 (System) post-migration administrative database adjustment to the No Objection position for Tim Polk
2012-08-22
17 (System) post-migration administrative database adjustment to the No Objection position for Dan Romascanu
2012-08-22
17 (System) post-migration administrative database adjustment to the No Objection position for Magnus Westerlund
2012-08-22
17 (System) post-migration administrative database adjustment to the Abstain position for Lars Eggert
2012-08-22
17 (System) post-migration administrative database adjustment to the No Objection position for Mark Townsley
2012-08-22
17 (System) post-migration administrative database adjustment to the No Objection position for Russ Housley
2009-02-05
17 Amy Vezza State Changes to RFC Published from RFC Ed Queue by Amy Vezza
2009-02-05
17 Amy Vezza [Note]: 'RFC 5444' added by Amy Vezza
2009-02-04
17 (System) RFC published
2009-01-05
17 (System) IANA Action state changed to RFC-Ed-Ack from Waiting on RFC Editor
2009-01-05
17 (System) IANA Action state changed to Waiting on RFC Editor from In Progress
2009-01-05
17 (System) IANA Action state changed to In Progress from Waiting on Authors
2008-12-24
17 (System) IANA Action state changed to Waiting on Authors from In Progress
2008-12-19
17 Cindy Morgan State Changes to RFC Ed Queue from Approved-announcement sent by Cindy Morgan
2008-12-19
17 (System) IANA Action state changed to In Progress
2008-12-19
17 Amy Vezza IESG state changed to Approved-announcement sent
2008-12-19
17 Amy Vezza IESG has approved the document
2008-12-19
17 Amy Vezza Closed "Approve" ballot
2008-12-19
17 Ross Callon State Changes to Approved-announcement to be sent from IESG Evaluation::AD Followup by Ross Callon
2008-12-18
17 David Ward [Ballot Position Update] Position for David Ward has been changed to Abstain from Discuss by David Ward
2008-11-18
17 (System) Sub state has been changed to AD Follow up from New Id Needed
2008-11-18
17 (System) New version available: draft-ietf-manet-packetbb-17.txt
2008-11-12
17 Ross Callon State Changes to IESG Evaluation::Revised ID Needed from IESG Evaluation::AD Followup by Ross Callon
2008-10-07
17 David Ward
[Ballot discuss]
The WG did not incorporate my comments that I gave them during earlier review. This discussion goes back to pre-Vancouver IETF:

Section 5 ...
2008-09-26
17 Mark Townsley [Ballot Position Update] Position for Mark Townsley has been changed to No Objection from Discuss by Mark Townsley
2008-09-26
17 (System) Sub state has been changed to AD Follow up from New Id Needed
2008-09-26
16 (System) New version available: draft-ietf-manet-packetbb-16.txt
2008-09-26
17 (System) Removed from agenda for telechat - 2008-09-25
2008-09-25
17 Amy Vezza State Changes to IESG Evaluation::Revised ID Needed from IESG Evaluation by Amy Vezza
2008-09-25
17 Magnus Westerlund
[Ballot comment]
The document has been improved since I made the below comments but not all are resolved so I will leave them.

This document ...
2008-09-25
17 David Ward [Ballot discuss]
The WG did not incorporate my comments that I gave them during earlier review.
2008-09-25
17 David Ward [Ballot Position Update] New position, Discuss, has been recorded by David Ward
2008-09-25
17 Mark Townsley
[Ballot comment]
1. As a general comment, I appreciate the thought and hard work that obviously went into abstracting this "framework" for a MANET protocol ...
2008-09-25
17 Mark Townsley
[Ballot discuss]
"All addresses within a message are assumed to be of the same size, deduced from the IP header."

I see two problems with ...
2008-09-25
17 Mark Townsley [Ballot Position Update] New position, Discuss, has been recorded by Mark Townsley
2008-09-25
17 Pasi Eronen [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded by Pasi Eronen
2008-09-24
17 Cullen Jennings [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded by Cullen Jennings
2008-09-24
17 Amanda Baber
IANA Evaluation questions/comments:

[ IESG Note: Expert Reviewer Assignment Required ]

IANA has questions:

- Do you want a registry for pkt-flags in section 5.1?
- Do ...
2008-09-24
17 Ron Bonica
[Ballot comment]
I support Lars' comment about multiplexing, but don't think that it is a big enough issue to motivate an abstention. The multiplexing ...
2008-09-24
17 Ron Bonica
[Ballot comment]
I support Lars' comment about multiplexing, but don't think that it is a big enough issue to motivate an abstention. The multiplexing ...
2008-09-24
17 Ron Bonica [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded by Ron Bonica
2008-09-23
17 Lars Eggert
[Ballot comment]
I still disagree with the design philosophy behind this packet format, but since this isn't actionable this late in the game, I ...
2008-09-23
17 Lars Eggert [Ballot comment]
2008-09-23
17 Lars Eggert [Ballot Position Update] Position for Lars Eggert has been changed to Abstain from Discuss by Lars Eggert
2008-09-18
17 Ross Callon Ballot has been issued by Ross Callon
2008-09-18
17 Ross Callon State Changes to IESG Evaluation from IESG Evaluation::AD Followup by Ross Callon
2008-09-18
17 Ross Callon Placed on agenda for telechat - 2008-09-25 by Ross Callon
2008-09-18
17 Ross Callon Ballot has been issued by Ross Callon
2008-09-18
17 Tim Polk [Ballot Position Update] Position for Tim Polk has been changed to No Objection from Undefined by Tim Polk
2008-09-18
17 Tim Polk [Ballot Position Update] Position for Tim Polk has been changed to Undefined from Discuss by Tim Polk
2008-09-18
17 Dan Romascanu [Ballot Position Update] Position for Dan Romascanu has been changed to No Objection from Discuss by Dan Romascanu
2008-09-16
15 (System) New version available: draft-ietf-manet-packetbb-15.txt
2008-08-04
17 Russ Housley [Ballot Position Update] Position for Russ Housley has been changed to No Objection from Discuss by Russ Housley
2008-08-04
17 Magnus Westerlund [Ballot Position Update] Position for Magnus Westerlund has been changed to No Objection from Discuss by Magnus Westerlund
2008-08-01
14 (System) New version available: draft-ietf-manet-packetbb-14.txt
2008-07-18
17 Chris Newman [Ballot Position Update] Position for Chris Newman has been changed to No Objection from Discuss by Chris Newman
2008-07-08
17 Ross Callon
State Change Notice email list have been change to manet-chairs@tools.ietf.org, draft-ietf-manet-packetbb@tools.ietf.org, jdean@itd.nrl.navy.mil from manet-chairs@tools ...
2008-06-24
17 (System) Sub state has been changed to AD Follow up from New Id Needed
2008-06-24
13 (System) New version available: draft-ietf-manet-packetbb-13.txt
2008-06-02
17 Ross Callon State Changes to IESG Evaluation::Revised ID Needed from IESG Evaluation::AD Followup by Ross Callon
2008-03-12
17 Chris Newman
[Ballot comment]
>    is omitted if the mnohopcount bit is set ('1'),
>      otherwise is an 8 bit field, which contains the ...
2008-03-12
17 Chris Newman
[Ballot discuss]
Revision -12 resolved my byte order interoperability concern, but does
not resolve my concern about the security considerations section:

>  This specification does ...
2008-03-12
17 Chris Newman
[Ballot discuss]
Revision -12 resolved my byte order interoperability concern, but does
not resolve my concern about the security considerations section:

>  This specification does ...
2008-03-10
17 (System) Sub state has been changed to AD Follow up from New Id Needed
2008-03-10
12 (System) New version available: draft-ietf-manet-packetbb-12.txt
2008-02-21
17 Ross Callon State Changes to IESG Evaluation::Revised ID Needed from IESG Evaluation::AD Followup by Ross Callon
2008-01-24
17 Amy Vezza State Changes to IESG Evaluation::AD Followup from IESG Evaluation by Amy Vezza
2008-01-24
17 Tim Polk
[Ballot discuss]
The Security Considerations section needs to be expanded a bit.  While this specification
describes a packet format, rather than a protocol, decisions ...
2008-01-24
17 Tim Polk [Ballot Position Update] Position for Tim Polk has been changed to Discuss from Undefined by Tim Polk
2008-01-24
17 Tim Polk [Ballot Position Update] Position for Tim Polk has been changed to Undefined from Discuss by Tim Polk
2008-01-24
17 Tim Polk
[Ballot discuss]
The Security Considerations section needs to be expanded a bit.  While this specification
describes a packet format, rather than a protocol, decisions ...
2008-01-24
17 Tim Polk [Ballot Position Update] New position, Discuss, has been recorded by Tim Polk
2008-01-24
17 Magnus Westerlund
[Ballot comment]
This document has so many bugs related its design that it really should go back to the WG for rehashing. Some issue to ...
2008-01-24
17 Magnus Westerlund
[Ballot comment]
IESG internal process comment:

I have to agree with Dan here. It is the work of the responsible A to not place documents ...
2008-01-24
17 Magnus Westerlund
[Ballot discuss]
I don't think this document is using a syntax describing format that is well enough defined. I would like to point at ...
2008-01-24
17 Magnus Westerlund [Ballot Position Update] New position, Discuss, has been recorded by Magnus Westerlund
2008-01-24
17 Dan Romascanu
[Ballot comment]
I am actually wondering whether it would not be better that documents that a Gen-ART (or security, or other) review declare non-fit for ...
2008-01-24
17 Dan Romascanu
[Ballot discuss]
The Gen-ART review and the DISCUSS from Lars showed many problems with the format and content of this document that prevent me to ...
2008-01-24
17 Dan Romascanu [Ballot Position Update] New position, Discuss, has been recorded by Dan Romascanu
2008-01-24
17 Chris Newman
[Ballot comment]
> 2.  Terminology

I suggest calling this section:

"Terminology and Notation"

or

"Terminology and Regular Expression Notation"

To make it clearer the ...
2008-01-24
17 Chris Newman
[Ballot discuss]
>    is omitted if the phassize bit is cleared ('0'),
>    otherwise is a 16 bit field, specifying the size of ...
2008-01-24
17 Chris Newman [Ballot Position Update] New position, Discuss, has been recorded by Chris Newman
2008-01-23
17 Jari Arkko [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded by Jari Arkko
2008-01-23
17 Lars Eggert
[Ballot discuss]
I think the packet format defined in this document is MUCH too complex for the given domain. Where is the gain from using ...
2008-01-23
17 Lars Eggert
[Ballot discuss]
I think the packet format defined in this document is MUCH too complex for the given domain. Where is the gain from using ...
2008-01-23
17 Lars Eggert
[Ballot comment]
Section 2., paragraph 0:
> 2.  Terminology

  The definition of some terms (packet, message, etc.) defines how
  packets are or ...
2008-01-23
17 Lars Eggert
[Ballot discuss]
I think the packet format defined in this document is MUCH too complex for the given domain. Where is the gain from using ...
2008-01-23
17 Lars Eggert [Ballot Position Update] New position, Discuss, has been recorded by Lars Eggert
2008-01-22
17 Russ Housley
[Ballot discuss]
Elwyn Davies wrote a very critical Gen-ART Review, but there has not
  been a response to it.  The review can be ...
2008-01-22
17 Russ Housley [Ballot Position Update] New position, Discuss, has been recorded by Russ Housley
2008-01-19
17 Ross Callon State Changes to IESG Evaluation from Waiting for AD Go-Ahead by Ross Callon
2008-01-19
17 Ross Callon [Ballot Position Update] New position, Yes, has been recorded for Ross Callon
2008-01-19
17 Ross Callon Ballot has been issued by Ross Callon
2008-01-19
17 Ross Callon Created "Approve" ballot
2008-01-16
17 (System) State has been changed to Waiting for AD Go-Ahead from In Last Call by system
2008-01-07
17 Amanda Baber
IANA Last Call comments:

[ Note: Nowhere in the document is MANET defined or expanded as
an acronym. ]

[ Should the bits in  in section 5.1 ...
2008-01-02
17 Ross Callon Placed on agenda for telechat - 2008-01-24 by Ross Callon
2008-01-02
17 Amy Vezza Last call sent
2008-01-02
17 Amy Vezza State Changes to In Last Call from Last Call Requested by Amy Vezza
2007-12-27
17 Ross Callon Last Call was requested by Ross Callon
2007-12-27
17 (System) Ballot writeup text was added
2007-12-27
17 (System) Last call text was added
2007-12-27
17 (System) Ballot approval text was added
2007-12-27
17 Ross Callon State Changes to Last Call Requested from AD Evaluation by Ross Callon
2007-12-21
17 Ross Callon State Changes to AD Evaluation from Publication Requested by Ross Callon
2007-11-26
17 Dinara Suleymanova Intended Status has been changed to Proposed Standard from None
2007-11-21
17 Ross Callon
PROTO writeup by Ian Chakeres:

    1. Have the chairs personally reviewed this version of the  Internet Draft (I-D), and in particular, do they ...
2007-11-21
17 Ross Callon Draft Added by Ross Callon in state Publication Requested
2007-11-14
11 (System) New version available: draft-ietf-manet-packetbb-11.txt
2007-10-23
10 (System) New version available: draft-ietf-manet-packetbb-10.txt
2007-09-27
17 Samuel Weiler Request for Early review by SECDIR Completed. Reviewer: Shawn Emery.
2007-09-10
09 (System) New version available: draft-ietf-manet-packetbb-09.txt
2007-09-05
17 Samuel Weiler Request for Early review by SECDIR is assigned to Shawn Emery
2007-07-12
08 (System) New version available: draft-ietf-manet-packetbb-08.txt
2007-07-03
07 (System) New version available: draft-ietf-manet-packetbb-07.txt
2007-06-21
06 (System) New version available: draft-ietf-manet-packetbb-06.txt
2007-06-18
05 (System) New version available: draft-ietf-manet-packetbb-05.txt
2007-03-02
04 (System) New version available: draft-ietf-manet-packetbb-04.txt
2007-01-29
03 (System) New version available: draft-ietf-manet-packetbb-03.txt
2006-07-28
02 (System) New version available: draft-ietf-manet-packetbb-02.txt
2006-06-22
01 (System) New version available: draft-ietf-manet-packetbb-01.txt
2006-03-01
00 (System) New version available: draft-ietf-manet-packetbb-00.txt