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Re: A BNF specification for RSVP-GMPLS and LMP
I have seen this announcement on a number of lists but I am unclear where you
want the discussion to take place.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Adrian Farrel" <email@example.com>
Sent: Friday, October 24, 2008 5:05 PM
Subject: A BNF specification for RSVP-GMPLS and LMP
> This draft provides a specification of the BNF we already use in RSVP-TE and
> LMP and makes it available for use in future protocol extensions.
> I intend asking that this draft progress in the standards process relatively
> Please review and comment as soon as possible.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: <Internet-Drafts@ietf.org>
> To: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Sent: Friday, October 24, 2008 5:00 PM
> Subject: I-D Action:draft-farrel-rtg-common-bnf-06.txt
> >A New Internet-Draft is available from the on-line Internet-Drafts
> > Title : Reduced Backus-Naur Form (RBNF) A Syntax Used in Various
> > Protocol Specifications
> > Author(s) : A. Farrel
> > Filename : draft-farrel-rtg-common-bnf-06.txt
> > Pages : 12
> > Date : 2008-10-24
> > Several protocols have been specified using a common variant of the
> > Backus-Naur Form (BNF) of representing message syntax. However, there
> > is no formal definition of this version of BNF.
> > There is value in using the same variant of BNF for the set of
> > protocols that are commonly used together. This reduces confusion and
> > simplifies implementation.
> > Updating existing documents to use some other variant of BNF that is
> > already formally documented would be a substantial piece of work.
> > This document provides a formal definition of the variant of BNF that
> > has been used (that we call Reduced BNF), and makes it available for
> > use by new protocols.
> > A URL for this Internet-Draft is:
> > http://www.ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-farrel-rtg-common-bnf-06.txt