IEEE Standards Interpretation for IEEE 802.1ah™-2008 IEEE Standard for Local and metropolitan area networks- Virtual Bridged Local Area Networks- Amendment 7: Provider Backbone Bridges
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Interpretation Request #1
There appear to have been a number of editorial and technical mishaps in the development of the description of the L2GP extension to MSTP in IEEE Std 802.1ah-2008.
The 802.1™ Working Group met in November, 2008 and agreed to the following as a response to this interpretation request:
“The IEEE Std 802.1ah-2008 amendment changes and additions to 13.1 through 13.37 in IEEE Std 802.1Q™-2005 are not consistent with the other provisions of Clause 13. Specifying the necessary corrections is beyond the scope of a response to an interpretation request. The corrections suggested in the interpretation request will be considered as part of an amendment under development (IEEE P802.1aq)."