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Project Description

The 802.17 project is described by its Project Authorization Request (PAR) and its description of how it meets the LMSC 5 Criteria.

News and Updates

On the 24th of June 2004 the IEEE Standards Association Standards Board approved IEEE Standard 802.17-2004. The final standard text is available for purchase from the IEEE in IEEE Shop in PDF and printed forms. It is also available for free from the LAN/MAN Standards Committee (LMSC) via the 802.17 page of the Get IEEE 802® Program.

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Users of this standard may freely use and reproduce the text version of the 802.17-2004 MIB so that it can be used for its intended purpose.

P802.17-2004 Editorial Staff As Of The Date Of Approval

Chief Editor
Tom Alexander
Section 1
Clause 1: Overview
Clause 2: Normative references
Clause 3: Terms, definitions, and notation
Clause 4: Abbreviations and acronyms
Annex A: Bibliography
Tom Alexander (Section Ed)
Clause 5: Architecture overview
David James (Section Ed)
Section 2
Clause 6: MAC service & reference model
Clause 7: MAC datapath
Clause 9: Frame formats
Annex E: CRC and parity calculations
Annex G: Implementation guidelines
Annex H: C-code CRC illustrations
Annex I: Datapath scenarios
Annex J: Spatial indications and shaping
John Lemon (Section Ed)
Steve Wood (Co-Editor)
Section 3
Clause 8: MAC physical interface
Annex B: PacketPHY reconciliation sublayers
Annex C: SONET/SDH reconciliation sublayers
Rhett Brikovskis (Section Ed)
Harry Peng (Co-Editor)
Section 4
Clause 10: Fairness Bob Sultan (Section Ed)
Necdet Uzun (Co-Editor)
Section 5
Clause 11: Topology discovery and protection Jason Fan (Section Ed)
Jim Kao (Co-Editor)
Section 6
Clause 12: OAM
Clause 13: Layer management entity I/F
Annex D: SNMP MIB definitions
Annex K: Client-based OAM operations using echo and flush
Glenn Parsons (Section Ed)
Leon Bruckman (Co-Editor)
Gal Mor (Co-Editor)
Section 7
Annex F: 802.1D and 802.1Q bridging conformance Robert Castellano (Section Ed)
Marc Holness (Co-Editor)

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