Request for Comments: 7142
Reclassification of RFC 1142 to Historic
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IS-IS is the "OSI Intermediate system to Intermediate system intra- domain routeing information exchange protocol for use in conjunction with the protocol for providing the connectionless-mode Network Service (ISO 8473)", otherwise known as ISO/IEC 10589. It has been extended for use with IP by RFC 1195 [RFC1195] and subsequently enhanced by many other RFCs.
RFC 1142 [RFC1142] was a republication of ISO DP 10589 originally provided as a service to the Internet community. However, ISO DP 10589 was an ISO "Draft Proposal", which differed in a considerable number of significant respects from the final standardized version published as ISO/IEC 10589 [ISO10589-First-Edition], and subsequently revised as ISO/IEC 10589 Second Edition [ISO10589-Second-Edition]. It has been an ongoing source of confusion when RFC 1142 has been unwittingly quoted or referenced in place of ISO/IEC 10589 itself.
All references to IS-IS should be to the latest edition of the IS-IS standard (currently ISO/IEC 10589:2002, Second Edition), and RFC 1142 is only of historic interest.
2. Security Considerations
Reclassifying RFC 1142 has no security considerations.
3.1. Normative References
International Organization for Standardization, "Intermediate system to Intermediate system intra-domain routeing information exchange protocol for use in conjunction with the protocol for providing the connectionless-mode Network Service (ISO 8473)", ISO/IEC 10589:1992, First Edition, Nov. 1992.
International Organization for Standardization, "Intermediate system to Intermediate system intra-domain routeing information exchange protocol for use in conjunction with the protocol for providing the connectionless-mode Network Service (ISO 8473)", ISO/IEC 10589:2002, Second Edition, Nov. 2002. [RFC1142] Oran, D., "OSI IS-IS Intra-domain Routing Protocol", RFC 1142, February 1990.
3.2. Informative References
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