Applicability of the Babel routing protocol

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Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (babel WG)
Author Juliusz Chroboczek 
Last updated 2018-10-09 (latest revision 2018-04-07)
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Where we argue that, although OSPF and IS-IS are fine protocols, there exists a space where the Babel routing protocol (RFC 6126bis) is useful.


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