[rfc-dist] RFC 6552 on Objective Function Zero for the Routing Protocol for Low-Power and Lossy Networks (RPL)

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        RFC 6552

        Title:      Objective Function Zero for the 
                    Routing Protocol for Low-Power and Lossy 
                    Networks (RPL) 
        Author:     P. Thubert, Ed.
        Status:     Standards Track
        Stream:     IETF
        Date:       March 2012
        Mailbox:    pthubert at cisco.com
        Pages:      14
        Characters: 30419
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-roll-of0-20.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc6552.txt

The Routing Protocol for Low-Power and Lossy Networks (RPL)
specification defines a generic Distance Vector protocol that is
adapted to a variety of network types by the application of specific
Objective Functions (OFs).  An OF states the outcome of the process
used by a RPL node to select and optimize routes within a RPL
Instance based on the Information Objects available; an OF is not an

This document specifies a basic Objective Function that relies only
on the objects that are defined in the RPL and does not use any
protocol extensions.  [STANDARDS-TRACK]

This document is a product of the Routing Over Low power and Lossy networks 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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