[rfc-dist] BCP 170, RFC 6390 on Guidelines for Considering New Performance Metric Development

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        BCP 170        
        RFC 6390

        Title:      Guidelines for Considering New Performance 
                    Metric Development 
        Author:     A. Clark, B. Claise
        Status:     Best Current Practice
        Stream:     IETF
        Date:       October 2011
        Mailbox:    alan.d.clark at telchemy.com, 
                    bclaise at cisco.com
        Pages:      23
        Characters: 49930
        See Also:   BCP0170

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-pmol-metrics-framework-12.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc6390.txt

This document describes a framework and a process for developing
Performance Metrics of protocols and applications transported over
IETF-specified protocols.  These metrics can be used to characterize
traffic on live networks and services.  This memo documents an 
Internet Best Current Practice.

This document is a product of the Performance Metrics for Other Layers Working Group of the IETF.

BCP: This document specifies an Internet Best Current Practices for the
Internet Community, and requests discussion and suggestions for 
improvements. Distribution of this memo is unlimited.

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