Deprecation of BGP Entropy Label Capability Attribute
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From: The IESG <email@example.com> To: IETF-Announce <firstname.lastname@example.org> Cc: RFC Editor <email@example.com>, mpls mailing list <firstname.lastname@example.org>, mpls chair <email@example.com> Subject: Protocol Action: 'Deprecation of BGP Entropy Label Capability Attribute' to Proposed Standard (draft-ietf-mpls-deprecate-bgp-entropy-label-02.txt) The IESG has approved the following document: - 'Deprecation of BGP Entropy Label Capability Attribute' (draft-ietf-mpls-deprecate-bgp-entropy-label-02.txt) as Proposed Standard This document is the product of the Multiprotocol Label Switching Working Group. The IESG contact person is Spencer Dawkins. A URL of this Internet Draft is: http://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/draft-ietf-mpls-deprecate-bgp-entropy-label/
Technical Summary RFC 6790 defines the BGP Entropy Label Capability attribute. RFC 67890 has a bug: although RFC 6790 mandates that Entropy Label-incapable routers must remove the attribute, in practice this requirement can't be guaranteed to be fulfilled. This specification deprecates the attribute. A forthcoming document will propose a replacement. Working Group Summary This document is simple and takes an action that is generally agreed upon. The working group supports this document, no especially rough points. Document Quality This draft deprecates the BGP Entropy Label Capability Attribute. No known implementations support this attribute. Personnel Loa Andersson is the Document Shepherd. Spencer Dawkins is the Responsible AD. Since both co-authors of this draft and both Routing ADs all have the same affiliation, Spencer Dawkins is acting as responsible AD.