Last Call: <draft-ietf-babel-applicability-06.txt> (Applicability of the Babel routing protocol) to Informational RFC

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The IESG has received a request from the Babel routing protocol WG (babel) to
consider the following document: - 'Applicability of the Babel routing
protocol'
  <draft-ietf-babel-applicability-06.txt> as Informational RFC

The IESG plans to make a decision in the next few weeks, and solicits final
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Abstract


   Babel is a routing protocol based on the distance-vector algorithm
   augmented with mechanisms for loop avoidance and starvation
   avoidance.  In this document, we argue that there exist niches where
   Babel is useful and that are not adequately served by more mature
   protocols.




The file can be obtained via
https://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/draft-ietf-babel-applicability/

IESG discussion can be tracked via
https://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/draft-ietf-babel-applicability/ballot/


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