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Clustered Alternate-Marking Method
RFC 9342

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Subject: Protocol Action: 'Clustered Alternate-Marking Method' to Proposed Standard (draft-ietf-ippm-rfc8889bis-04.txt)

The IESG has approved the following document:
- 'Clustered Alternate-Marking Method'
  (draft-ietf-ippm-rfc8889bis-04.txt) as Proposed Standard

This document is the product of the IP Performance Measurement Working Group.

The IESG contact persons are Zaheduzzaman Sarker and Martin Duke.

A URL of this Internet Draft is:

Ballot Text

Technical Summary

   This document generalizes and expands Alternate-Marking methodology
   to measure any kind of unicast flow whose packets can follow several
   different paths in the network -- in wider terms, a multipoint-to-
   multipoint network.  For this reason, the technique here described is
   called "Multipoint Alternate Marking".  This document obsoletes

Working Group Summary

This is small bis update we took through the WG quickly. It had clear
consensus, with 
about 1/3-1/2 of the active WG chiming in. Both RFC8321bis and
RFC8889bis are being taken through the process together.

Document Quality

Our adoption call of the -bis document raised the question of implementations,
and several implementations were discussed on the mailing list.


The Shepherd is Tommy Pauly. The Responsible AD is Martin Duke.

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