[rfc-dist] RFC 7060 on Using LDP Multipoint Extensions on Targeted LDP Sessions

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        RFC 7060

        Title:      Using LDP Multipoint Extensions on 
                    Targeted LDP Sessions 
        Author:     M. Napierala, E. Rosen,
                    IJ. Wijnands
        Status:     Standards Track
        Stream:     IETF
        Date:       November 2013
        Mailbox:    mnapierala at att.com, 
                    erosen at cisco.com, 
                    ice at cisco.com
        Pages:      9
        Characters: 19384
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-mpls-targeted-mldp-04.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc7060.txt

Label Distribution Protocol (LDP) can be used to set up
Point-to-Multipoint (P2MP) and Multipoint-to-Multipoint (MP2MP)
Label Switched Paths.  However, the specification for the Multipoint
Extensions to LDP presupposes that the two endpoints of an LDP session
are directly connected.  The LDP base specification allows for the
case where the two endpoints of an LDP session are not directly
connected; such a session is known as a "Targeted LDP" session.
This document provides the specification for using the LDP Multipoint
Extensions over a Targeted LDP session.

This document is a product of the Multiprotocol Label Switching Working Group of the IETF.

This is now a Proposed Standard.

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