Re: [6lowpan] [Roll] draft-bormann-ghc

Carsten Bormann <cabo@tzi.org> Wed, 05 September 2012 07:24 UTC

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On Sep 5, 2012, at 07:16, Yoshihiro Ohba <yoshihiro.ohba@toshiba.co.jp> wrote:

> It would be appreciated if someone can answer to my technical review
> of GHC draft which I sent to the list:
> 
> http://www.ietf.org/mail-archive/web/6lowpan/current/msg03513.html

Hi Yoshihiro,

I read that comment as an editorial suggestion, so I didn't see the need to discuss it in detail on the list.

I actually don't believe munching up all the variable bits into "***" makes the exposition clearer.
So far, all people I have talked to didn't have a misunderstanding about what was meant by, say, 11nnnkkk.
The "***" style may be more pedantically "correct", but I think it is actually less clear.
(And implementers mostly read the examples to figure out stuff anyway...)

Grüße, Carsten