IS-IS Application-Specific Link Attributes
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From: The IESG <email@example.com> To: IETF-Announce <firstname.lastname@example.org> Cc: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, The IESG <firstname.lastname@example.org>, email@example.com, Acee Lindem <firstname.lastname@example.org>, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org Subject: Protocol Action: 'IS-IS Application-Specific Link Attributes' to Proposed Standard (draft-ietf-isis-te-app-19.txt) The IESG has approved the following document: - 'IS-IS Application-Specific Link Attributes' (draft-ietf-isis-te-app-19.txt) as Proposed Standard This document is the product of the Link State Routing Working Group. The IESG contact persons are Alvaro Retana, Martin Vigoureux and Deborah Brungard. A URL of this Internet Draft is: https://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/draft-ietf-isis-te-app/
Technical Summary This document specifies extensions to ISIS to specify encoding for application specific link attributes. This will support both different attributes for applications and limiting the usage of attributes to specific applications. Backward compatibility considerations are also discussed. Working Group Summary There was initial objection to this work and the requirement for application specific attributes. However, after considerable debate, consensus was reached on the the document. Document Quality This document has been a WG document for a multiple years. It is stable, without changes to the technical solution and only clarifications. Personnel Acee Lindem is the Document Shepherd. Alvaro Retana is the Responsible Area Director.