[rfc-dist] RFC 4591 on Frame Relay over Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol Version 3 (L2TPv3)

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        RFC 4591

        Title:      Frame Relay over Layer 2 
                    Tunneling Protocol Version 3 (L2TPv3) 
        Author:     M. Townsley, G. Wilkie,
                    S. Booth, S. Bryant,
                    J. Lau
        Status:     Standards Track
        Date:       July 2006
        Mailbox:    mark at townsley.net, 
                    gwilkie at cisco.com, 
                    jebooth at cisco.com, stbryant at cisco.com, 
                    jedlau at gmail.com
        Pages:      14
        Characters: 28232
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-l2tpext-pwe3-fr-07.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc4591.txt

The Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol, Version 3, (L2TPv3) defines a protocol
for tunneling a variety of data link protocols over IP networks.  This
document describes the specifics of how to tunnel Frame Relay over
L2TPv3, including frame encapsulation, virtual-circuit creation and
deletion, and status change notification.  [STANDARDS TRACK]

This document is a product of the Layer Two Tunneling Protocol Extensions
Working Group of the IETF.

This is now a Proposed Standard Protocol.

STANDARDS TRACK: This document specifies an Internet standards track
protocol for the Internet community,and requests discussion and 
suggestions for improvements.Please refer to the current edition of the 
Internet Official Protocol Standards (STD 1) for the standardization 
state and status of this protocol.  Distribution of this memo is 

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