This document specifies extensions to OSPF 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
Initially, there was a lot of debate as to whether or not this
was required as some argued it could be done by just using the
the MPLS and GMPLS TE encodings for other applications. After much
debate consensus was reached.
This document has been a WG document for a multiple years.
It is stable, without changes to the technical solution and only
Yingzhen Qu is the Document Shepherd.
Alvaro Retana is the Responsible Area Director.