[rfc-dist] Please Disregard -- Re: RFC 6329 on IS-IS Extensions Supporting IEEE 802.1aq Shortest Path Bridging

RFC Editor rfc-editor at rfc-editor.org
Fri Apr 20 16:02:28 PDT 2012

Greetings All,

Please disregard this announcement.  A corrected announcement will be
sent shortly.

Thank you,
RFC Editor

On Fri, Apr 20, 2012 at 04:00:55PM -0700, RFC Editor wrote:
> A new Request for Comments is now available in online RFC libraries.
>         RFC 6329
>         Title:      IS-IS Extensions Supporting IEEE 802.1aq 
>                     Shortest Path Bridging 
>         Author:     D. Fedyk, Ed.,
>                     P. Ashwood-Smith, Ed.,
>                     D. Allan, A. Bragg,
>                     P. Unbehagen
>         Status:     Standards Track
>         Stream:     IETF
>         Date:       April 2012
>         Mailbox:    Donald.Fedyk at alcatel-lucent.com, 
>                     Peter.AshwoodSmith at huawei.com, 
>                     david.i.allan at ericsson.com,
>   nbragg at ciena.com, 
>                     unbehagen at avaya.com
>         Pages:      37
>         Characters: 88465
>         Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None
>         I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-isis-ieee-aq-05.txt
>         URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc6329.txt
> 802.1aq Shortest Path Bridging (SPB) has been standardized by the IEEE
> as the next step in the evolution of the various spanning tree and
> registration protocols.  802.1aq allows for true shortest path
> forwarding in a mesh Ethernet network context utilizing multiple equal
> cost paths.  This permits it to support much larger Layer 2 topologies,
> with faster convergence, and vastly improved use of the mesh
> topology.  Combined with this is single point provisioning for logical
> connectivity membership, which includes point-to-point,
> point-to-multipoint, and multipoint-to-multipoint variations.  This
> memo documents the IS-IS changes required to support this IEEE
> protocol and provides some context and examples.  [STANDARDS-TRACK]
> This document is a product of the IS-IS for IP Internets Working Group of the IETF.
> This is now a Proposed Standard Protocol.
> STANDARDS TRACK: This document specifies an Internet standards track
> protocol for the Internet community,and requests discussion and suggestions
> for improvements.  Please refer to the current edition of the Internet
> Official Protocol Standards (STD 1) for the standardization state and
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