[rfc-dist] RFC 5331 on MPLS Upstream Label Assignment and Context-Specific Label Space

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        RFC 5331

        Title:      MPLS Upstream Label Assignment and 
                    Context-Specific Label Space 
        Author:     R. Aggarwal, Y. Rekhter,
                    E. Rosen
        Status:     Standards Track
        Date:       August 2008
        Mailbox:    rahul at juniper.net, 
                    yakov at juniper.net, 
                    erosen at cisco.com
        Pages:      13
        Characters: 30779
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-mpls-upstream-label-07.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc5331.txt

RFC 3031 limits the MPLS architecture to downstream-assigned MPLS
labels.  This document introduces the notion of upstream-assigned
MPLS labels.  It describes the procedures for upstream MPLS label
assignment and introduces the concept of a "Context-Specific Label

This document is a product of the Multiprotocol Label Switching Working Group of the IETF.

This is now a Proposed Standard Protocol.

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