[rfc-dist] RFC 4760 on Multiprotocol Extensions for BGP-4

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        RFC 4760

        Title:      Multiprotocol Extensions for BGP-4 
        Author:     T. Bates, R. Chandra,
                    D. Katz, Y. Rekhter
        Status:     Standards Track
        Date:       January 2007
        Mailbox:    tbates at cisco.com, 
                    rchandra at sonoasystems.com, 
                    dkatz at juniper.com,  yakov at juniper.com, 
        Pages:      12
        Characters: 24542
        Obsoletes:  RFC2858

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-idr-rfc2858bis-10.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc4760.txt

This document defines extensions to BGP-4 to enable it to carry
routing information for multiple Network Layer protocols (e.g., IPv6,
IPX, L3VPN, etc.).  The extensions are backward compatible - a router that
supports the extensions can interoperate with a router that doesn't
support the extensions.  [STANDARDS TRACK]

This document is a product of the Inter-Domain Routing
Working Group of the IETF.

This is now a Draft Standard Protocol.

STANDARDS TRACK: This document specifies an Internet standards track
protocol for the Internet community,and requests discussion and 
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