Re: [6lo] Thomas' review of draft-thubert-6lo-forwarding-fragments-05

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Thanks a bunch Thomas !

I acted and posted 06
Note that the pdf format is not easy to work with. I cannot readily use it to reply on the list, and copy paste from your comment does not seem to work/

Take care;


From: 6lo [] On Behalf Of Thomas Watteyne
Sent: mardi 18 juillet 2017 15:32
Subject: [6lo] Thomas' review of draft-thubert-6lo-forwarding-fragments-05


I did a full review of draft-thubert-6lo-forwarding-fragments-05. PDF, with many comments, attached.

I had reviewed -04 in March [1]. Overall, I believe the document is now much clearer. The format it proposes and the way it works is clearly understandable by an implementer such as myself. I very much like the fact that "discussion items" (rationale, requirements, etc) are pushed to appendices; they tend to confuse me if placed on top of the document.

To summarize, I believe fragment forwarding is important to have in any 6LoWPAN network, and that the mechanism described in this draft solves it. Happy to discuss at the IETF99 6lo session this afternoon.




Thomas Watteyne, PhD
Research Scientist & Innovator, Inria
Sr Networking Design Eng, Linear Tech
Founder & co-lead, UC Berkeley OpenWSN
Co-chair, IETF 6TiSCH<>