[rfc-dist] RFC 5185 on OSPF Multi-Area Adjacency

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        RFC 5185

        Title:      OSPF Multi-Area Adjacency 
        Author:     S. Mirtorabi, P. Psenak,
                    A. Lindem, Ed., A. Oswal
        Status:     Standards Track
        Date:       May 2008
        Mailbox:    sina at nuovasystems.com, ppsenak at cisco.com, 
                    acee at redback.com,  aoswal at redback.com
        Pages:      11
        Characters: 18698
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-ospf-multi-area-adj-09.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc5185.txt

This document describes an extension to the Open Shortest Path First
(OSPF) protocol to allow a single physical link to be shared by
multiple areas.  This is necessary to allow the link to be considered
an intra-area link in multiple areas.  This would create an intra-
area path in each of the corresponding areas sharing the same link.  

This document is a product of the Open Shortest Path First IGP Working Group of the IETF.

This is now a Proposed Standard Protocol.

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