Transparent Interconnection of Lots of Links (TRILL): Problem and Applicability Statement
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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>, trill mailing list <firstname.lastname@example.org>, trill chair <email@example.com> Subject: Document Action: 'Transparent Interconnection of Lots of Links (TRILL): Problem and Applicability Statement' to Informational RFC The IESG has approved the following document: - 'Transparent Interconnection of Lots of Links (TRILL): Problem and Applicability Statement ' <draft-ietf-trill-prob-06.txt> as an Informational RFC This document is the product of the Transparent Interconnection of Lots of Links 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-trill-prob-06.txt
Technical Summary This document discusses the avoidance of some problems in Layer 2 forwarding with the spanning tree protocol through the use of link state routing techniques, possibly with a hop count limit. Desired properties and the applicability of such improved forwarding are also given. Working Group Summary This document was Working Group Last Called twice. There were informal complaints that the first WGLC was improper because the document was not complete at that time. Document Quality This is an informational document intended to describe the problem to which the TRILL working group is addressed and the applicability of solutions. Document quality is good.