[rfc-dist] RFC 4719 on Transport of Ethernet Frames over Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol Version 3 (L2TPv3)

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        RFC 4719

        Title:      Transport of Ethernet Frames over 
                    Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol Version 3 
        Author:     R. Aggarwal, Ed.,
                    M. Townsley, Ed.,
                    M. Dos Santos, Ed.
        Status:     Standards Track
        Date:       November 2006
        Mailbox:    rahul at juniper.net, 
                    mark at townsley.net, 
                    mariados at cisco.com
        Pages:      14
        Characters: 30764
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-l2tpext-pwe3-ethernet-09.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc4719.txt

This document describes the transport of Ethernet frames over the Layer 2
Tunneling Protocol, Version 3 (L2TPv3).  This includes the transport of 
Ethernet port-to-port frames as well as the transport of Ethernet VLAN 
frames.  The mechanism described in this document can be used in the 
creation of Pseudowires to transport Ethernet frames over an IP network.  

This document is a product of the Layer Two Tunneling Protocol Extensions
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 
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