[netmod] Protocol Action: 'YANG Data Structure Extensions' to Proposed Standard (draft-ietf-netmod-yang-data-ext-05.txt)

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The IESG has approved the following document:
- 'YANG Data Structure Extensions'
  (draft-ietf-netmod-yang-data-ext-05.txt) as Proposed Standard

This document is the product of the Network Modeling Working Group.

The IESG contact persons are Warren Kumari, Ignas Bagdonas and Alissa Cooper.

A URL of this Internet Draft is:

Technical Summary

This document defines a mechanism for including abstract data into YANG module that does not directly relate to configuration or operation state. It is implemented as a new extension statement. 

Working Group Summary

WG process was smooth and without controversies. The problem space is well understood by the WG and the consensus on the proposed extension mechanism was reached.  

Document Quality

There is information about several implementations that will support this extension. Document was developed and reviewed by YANG Doctors community. 


Joel Jaeggli is the Document Shepherd. Ignas Bagdonas is the Responsible Area Director.


This document registers a new entry in the existing YANG modules names registry. No other actions by IANA are requested.