RFC 5578 on PPP over Ethernet (PPPoE) Extensions for Credit Flow and Link Metrics

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A new Request for Comments is now available in online RFC libraries.

        RFC 5578

        Title:      PPP over Ethernet (PPPoE) Extensions 
                    for Credit Flow and Link Metrics 
        Author:     B. Berry, Ed.,
                    S. Ratliff, E. Paradise,
                    T. Kaiser, M. Adams
        Status:     Informational
        Date:       February 2010
        Mailbox:    bberry@cisco.com, 
                    pdice@cisco.com,  timothy.kaiser@harris.com, 
        Pages:      24
        Characters: 54936
        Obsoletes:  RFC4938

        I-D Tag:    draft-bberry-rfc4938bis-00.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc5578.txt

This document extends the Point-to-Point Protocol over Ethernet (PPPoE)
with an optional credit-based flow control mechanism and
an optional Link Quality Metric report.  These optional extensions
improve the performance of PPPoE over media with variable bandwidth
and limited buffering, such as mobile point-to-point radio links.  
This document is not an Internet Standards Track specification; it is
published for informational purposes.

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