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Point-to-Point Protocol Extensions (pppext)
(concluded WG)

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Group
Name: Point-to-Point Protocol Extensions
Acronym:pppext
Area:Internet Area (int)
State: Concluded
Charter: charter-ietf-pppext-04 (Approved)
Personnel
Chair: Donald Eastlake <d3e3e3@gmail.com>
Area Director: Brian Haberman <brian@innovationslab.net>
Tech Advisor: James Carlson <carlsonj@workingcode.com>
Mailing List
Address:pppext@ietf.org
To Subscribe:https://www.ietf.org/mailman/listinfo/pppext
Archive:http://www.ietf.org/mail-archive/web/pppext/

Charter for Working Group


The Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP, RFC 1661) is a mature protocol with a
large number of subprotocols, encapsulations and other extensions. The
PPPEXT working group exists to provide a forum for asking clarifications
about the existing specifications and to defend against enhancements
of questionable value. The group is not expected to create new
specifications, and if a need for such work comes up, a recharter is
required. The group may, however, advance existing specifications
to the next level in the standards track, if a need for that comes up.
Similarly, the group may classify existing specifications as Historic
where this is appropriate.

Milestones

Done
Advance SDL draft to Experimental
Done
Add VLAN support to BCP (RFC 1638) and recycle at Proposed Standard