Protocol Action: 'IP Fragmentation Considered Fragile' to Best Current Practice (draft-ietf-intarea-frag-fragile-17.txt)

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The IESG has approved the following document:
- 'IP Fragmentation Considered Fragile'
  (draft-ietf-intarea-frag-fragile-17.txt) as Best Current Practice

This document is the product of the Internet Area Working Group.

The IESG contact persons are √Čric Vyncke and Suresh Krishnan.

A URL of this Internet Draft is:

Technical Summary

   This document describes IP fragmentation and explains how it
   introduces fragility to Internet communication.
   This document also proposes alternatives to IP fragmentation and
   provides recommendations for developers and network operators.

Working Group Summary

   The document has been reviewed thoroughly in the intarea working group.  
   While some issues were raised, all have been addressed.  

Document Quality

   A Gen-art review has been received, and suggestions acted upon.  There were 
   early intdir and (solicited) tsvart reviews.  Issues raised there were also addressed.  
   There are a number of other review team requests outstanding and overdue. 
   There were no specific expert reviews.


   The document Shepherd is Joel Halpern.  The responsible Area Director is Suresh Krishnan.