The Reverse Path Forwarding (RPF) Vector TLV
RFC 5496

Approval announcement
Draft of message to be sent after approval:

From: The IESG <iesg-secretary@ietf.org>
To: IETF-Announce <ietf-announce@ietf.org>
Cc: Internet Architecture Board <iab@iab.org>,
    RFC Editor <rfc-editor@rfc-editor.org>, 
    pim mailing list <pim@ietf.org>, 
    pim chair <pim-chairs@tools.ietf.org>
Subject: Protocol Action: 'The RPF Vector TLV' to Proposed 
         Standard 

The IESG has approved the following document:

- 'The RPF Vector TLV '
   <draft-ietf-pim-rpf-vector-08.txt> as a Proposed Standard

This document is the product of the Protocol Independent Multicast 
Working Group. 

The IESG contact persons are David Ward and Ross Callon.

A URL of this Internet-Draft is:
http://www.ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-ietf-pim-rpf-vector-08.txt

Technical Summary
This document describes a use of the PIM Join Attribute which enables PIM
to build multicast trees through an MPLS-enabled network, even if that
network's IGP does not have a route to the source of the  tree.

Working Group Summary

   No issues.

Document Quality

 There are multiple known implementations.

Personnel

   Dave Ward is shepherd.