A One-Way Delay Metric for IP Performance Metrics (IPPM)
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From: The IESG <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: IETF-Announce <email@example.com> Cc: RFC Editor <firstname.lastname@example.org>, ippm mailing list <email@example.com>, ippm chair <firstname.lastname@example.org> Subject: Protocol Action: 'A One-Way Delay Metric for IPPM' to Internet Standard (draft-ietf-ippm-2679-bis-05.txt) The IESG has approved the following document: - 'A One-Way Delay Metric for IPPM' (draft-ietf-ippm-2679-bis-05.txt) as Internet Standard This document is the product of the IP Performance Metrics Working Group. The IESG contact persons are Spencer Dawkins and Martin Stiemerling. A URL of this Internet Draft is: https://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/draft-ietf-ippm-2679-bis/
Technical Summary This memo (RFC 2679 bis) defines a metric for one-way delay of packets across Internet paths. It builds on notions introduced and discussed in the IPPM Framework document, RFC 2330. This document replaces (obsoletes) RFC 2679. Working Group Summary There was nothing unusual or controversial within the working group. Brian Carpenter identified an issue at last call time, that standard-formed packets defined in RFC 2330, are only defined for IPv4. Rather than try to address this comment piecemeal in draft-ietf-ippm-2679-bis, draft-ietf-ippm-2680-bis, and various other drafts in IPPM, the authors and Brian agreed that the right way to handle IPv6 was in a revision of RFC 2330 itself, and work on this revision is underway. Document Quality The implementation report for RFC 2679 is available in https://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-ietf-ippm-implement-02. This draft is a minor revision of RFC 2679, being advanced to Internet Standard. Personnel The document shepherd is Bill Cerveny. The responsible area director is Spencer Dawkins.