Defining and Using Metadata with YANG

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Author Ladislav Lhotka 
Last updated 2015-02-28
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This document defines a YANG extension statement that allows for defining the syntax of metadata annotions in YANG modules. The document also specifies the XML and JSON encoding of annotations and other rules for annotating instances of YANG data nodes.


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