TLV Naming in the Mobile Ad Hoc Network (MANET) Generalized Packet/Message Format (RFC7631)
Original Publication Date: 2015-Sep-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2016-Feb-04
Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)
C. Dearlove: AUTHOR [+2]
This document reorganizes and rationalizes the naming of TLVs (type- length-value structures) defined by [RFC5444] and recorded by IANA in the following subregistries of the "Mobile Ad hoc NETwork (MANET) Parameters" registry: "Packet TLV Types", "Message TLV Types", and "Address Block TLV Types".
Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) C. Dearlove Request for Comments: 7631 BAE Systems ATC Updates: 5444 T. Clausen Category: Standards Track LIX, Ecole Polytechnique ISSN: 2070-1721 September 2015
TLV Naming in the Mobile Ad Hoc Network (MANET) Generalized Packet/Message Format
This document reorganizes the naming of already-allocated TLV (type- length-value) types and type extensions in the "Mobile Ad hoc NETwork (MANET) Parameters" registries defined by RFC 5444 to use names appropriately. It has no consequences in terms of any protocol implementation.
This document also updates the Expert Review guidelines in RFC 5444, so as to establish a policy for consistent naming of future TLV type and type extension allocations. It makes no other changes to RFC 5444.
Status of This Memo
This is an Internet Standards Track document.
This document is a product of the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF). It represents the consensus of the IETF community. It has received public review and has been approved for publication by the Internet Engineering Steering Group (IESG). Further information on Internet Standards is available in Section 2 of RFC 5741.
Information about the current status of this document, any errata, and how to provide feedback on it may be obtained at http://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc7631.
Clausen Standards Track [Page 1]
RFC 7631 TLV Naming September 2015
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Table of Contents
1. Introduction ....................................................3 2. Terminology .....................................................4 3. IANA Considerations ......................