[rfc-dist] RFC 5283 on LDP Extension for Inter-Area Label Switched Paths (LSPs)

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        RFC 5283

        Title:      LDP Extension for Inter-Area Label 
                    Switched Paths (LSPs) 
        Author:     B. Decraene, JL. Le Roux,
                    I. Minei
        Status:     Standards Track
        Date:       July 2008
        Mailbox:    bruno.decraene at orange-ftgroup.com, 
                    jeanlouis.leroux at orange-ftgroup.com, 
                    ina at juniper.net
        Pages:      12
        Characters: 26534
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-mpls-ldp-interarea-04.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc5283.txt

To facilitate the establishment of Label Switched Paths (LSPs) that
would span multiple IGP areas in a given Autonomous System (AS), this
document describes a new optional Longest-Match Label Mapping
Procedure for the Label Distribution Protocol (LDP).

This procedure allows the use of a label if the Forwarding Equivalence
Class (FEC) Element matches an entry in the Routing Information Base
(RIB).  Matching is defined by an IP longest-match search and does not
mandate an exact match.  [STANDARDS TRACK]

This document is a product of the Multiprotocol Label Switching 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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