[rfc-dist] RFC 5309 on Point-to-Point Operation over LAN in Link State Routing Protocols
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Title: Point-to-Point Operation over LAN in
Link State Routing Protocols
Author: N. Shen, Ed.,
A. Zinin, Ed.
Date: October 2008
Mailbox: naiming at cisco.com,
alex.zinin at alcatel-lucent.com
I-D Tag: draft-ietf-isis-igp-p2p-over-lan-06.txt
The two predominant circuit types used by link state routing
protocols are point-to-point and broadcast. It is important to
identify the correct circuit type when forming adjacencies,
flooding link state database packets, and representing the circuit
topologically. This document describes a simple mechanism to treat
the broadcast network as a point-to-point connection from the
standpoint of IP routing. This memo provides information for the
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