Numeric YANG Identifiers

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Authors Andy Bierman  , Peter Van der Stok 
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This document describes an encoding of YANG object identifiers using numeric values instead of string values. It combines several techniques to provide optimized serialization in protocol messages. Note Discussion and suggestions for improvement are requested, and should be sent to


Andy Bierman (
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