[rfc-dist] RFC 4656 on A One-way Active Measurement Protocol (OWAMP)

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        RFC 4656

        Title:      A One-way Active Measurement Protocol 
        Author:     S. Shalunov, B. Teitelbaum,
                    A. Karp, J. Boote,
                    M. Zekauskas
        Status:     Standards Track
        Date:       September 2006
        Mailbox:    shalunov at internet2.edu, 
                    ben at internet2.edu, 
                    akarp at cs.wisc.edu,  boote at internet2.edu, 
                    matt at internet2.edu
        Pages:      56
        Characters: 132303
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-ippm-owdp-16.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc4656.txt

The One-Way Active Measurement Protocol (OWAMP) measures
unidirectional characteristics such as one-way delay and one-way
loss.  High-precision measurement of these one-way IP performance
metrics became possible with wider availability of good time
sources (such as GPS and CDMA).  OWAMP enables the interoperability
of these measurements.  [STANDARDS TRACK]

This document is a product of the IP Performance Metrics
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 
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