RFC 5720 on Routing and Addressing in Networks with Global Enterprise Recursion (RANGER)

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

        RFC 5720

        Title:      Routing and Addressing in Networks 
                    with Global Enterprise Recursion (RANGER) 
        Author:     F. Templin
        Status:     Informational
        Date:       February 2010
        Mailbox:    fltemplin@acm.org
        Pages:      26
        Characters: 65956
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-templin-ranger-09.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc5720.txt

RANGER is an architectural framework for scalable routing and
addressing in networks with global enterprise recursion.  The term
"enterprise network" within this context extends to a wide variety of
use cases and deployment scenarios, where an "enterprise" can be as
small as a Small Office, Home Office (SOHO) network, as dynamic as a
Mobile Ad Hoc Network, as complex as a multi-organizational
corporation, or as large as the global Internet itself.  Such networks
will require an architected solution for the coordination of routing
and addressing plans with accommodations for scalability,
provider-independence, mobility, multihoming, and security.  These
considerations are particularly true for existing deployments, but the
same principles apply even for clean-slate approaches.  The RANGER
architecture addresses these requirements and provides a comprehensive
framework for IPv6/IPv4 coexistence.  This document is not an Internet 
Standards Track specification; it is published for informational purposes.

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