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RFC 3247 on Supplemental Information

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        RFC 3247

        Title:	    Supplemental Information for the New Definition of
                    the EF PHB (Expedited Forwarding Per-Hop Behavior)
        Author(s):  A. Charny, J. Bennet, K. Benson, J. Boudec, 
                    A. Chiu, W. Courtney, S. Davari, V. Firoiu, 
                    C. Kalmanek, K. Ramakrishnan 
        Status:     Informational
	Date:       March 2002
        Mailbox:    acharny@cisco.com, jcrb@motorola.com, 
                    vfiroiu@nortelnetworks.com, crk@research.att.com,
        Pages:      25
        Characters: 53786
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:  None

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-diffserv-ef-supplemental-01.txt

        URL:        ftp://ftp.rfc-editor.org/in-notes/rfc3247.txt

This document was written during the process of clarification of
RFC 2598 "An Expedited Forwarding PHB" that led to the publication of
revised specification of EF "An Expedited Forwarding PHB".  Its
primary motivation is providing additional explanation to the revised
EF definition and its properties.  The document also provides
additional implementation examples and gives some guidance for
computation of the numerical parameters of the new definition for
several well known schedulers and router architectures. 

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Group of the IETF.

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