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I-D ACTION:draft-bernstein-gmpls-optical-00.txt



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	Title		: Some Comments on GMPLS and Optical Technologies
	Author(s)	: G. Bernstein, V. Sharma
	Filename	: draft-bernstein-gmpls-optical-00.txt
	Pages		: 10
	Date		: 13-Nov-00
	
GMPLS [2] is being considered as an extension to the MPLS framework
to include optical, non-packet switched technologies. This draft
reviews the motivation for doing so from an end-userĘs perspective
and points out some key requirements/impacts that this will have on
the extensions to the routing and label distribution/signaling
protocols.

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