Special-Purpose Label Terminology
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From: The IESG <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: IETF-Announce <email@example.com> Cc: Nicolai Leymann <firstname.lastname@example.org>, The IESG <email@example.com>, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com Subject: Protocol Action: 'Special Purpose Label terminology' to Proposed Standard (draft-ietf-mpls-spl-terminology-06.txt) The IESG has approved the following document: - 'Special Purpose Label terminology' (draft-ietf-mpls-spl-terminology-06.txt) as Proposed Standard This document is the product of the Multiprotocol Label Switching Working Group. The IESG contact persons are Alvaro Retana, Martin Vigoureux and Deborah Brungard. A URL of this Internet Draft is: https://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/draft-ietf-mpls-spl-terminology/
Technical Summary This document discusses and recommends a terminology that may be used when MPLS Special Purpose Labels (SPL) are specified and documented. This document applies that terminology change to the relevant IANA registry and also clarifies the use of the Entropy Label Indicator (7) when immediately preceded by the Extension Label (15). This document updates RFC 7274 and RFC 3032. Working Group Summary When undergoing IETF Last Call, several issues were identified. The document was returned to the Working Group and it was determined the status should be changed from Informational to PS. The Working Group supported these clarifications and it repeated WG Last Call. Document Quality The document went through several reviews and updates based on the feedback. Personnel Who is the Document Shepherd for this document? Nicolai Leymann Who is the Responsible Area Director? Deborah Brungard
RFC Editor Note 6. IANA Considerations OLD: IANA is requested to change the name of the registry that today is called "Special-Purpose MPLS Label Values" is changed to "Base Special- Purpose MPLS Label Values". NEW: IANA is requested to change the name of the registry that today is called "Special-Purpose MPLS Label Values" to "Base Special- Purpose MPLS Label Values". IANA Note Please refer to RFC Editor Note for corrected text.