[rfc-dist] RFC 5918 on Label Distribution Protocol (LDP) 'Typed Wildcard' Forward Equivalence Class (FEC)

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        RFC 5918

        Title:      Label Distribution Protocol (LDP) 'Typed 
                    Wildcard' Forward Equivalence Class (FEC) 
        Author:     R. Asati, I. Minei,
                    B. Thomas
        Status:     Standards Track
        Stream:     IETF
        Date:       August 2010
        Mailbox:    rajiva at cisco.com, 
                    ina at juniper.net, 
                    bobthomas at alum.mit.edu
        Pages:      10
        Characters: 19414
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-mpls-ldp-typed-wildcard-07.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc5918.txt

The Label Distribution Protocol (LDP) specification for the Wildcard
Forward Equivalence Class (FEC) element has several limitations.  This
document addresses those limitations by defining a Typed Wildcard FEC
Element and associated procedures.  In addition, it defines a new LDP
capability to address backward compatibility.  [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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