Re: [6lowpan] [Roll] draft-kelsey-intarea-mesh-link-establishment-03.txt

Michael Richardson <mcr+ietf@sandelman.ca> Fri, 15 June 2012 14:30 UTC

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Subject: Re: [6lowpan] [Roll] draft-kelsey-intarea-mesh-link-establishment-03.txt
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>>>>> "Don" == Don Sturek <d.sturek@att.net> writes:
    Don> We believe UDP makes the most sense as a transport for MLE.  ICMP will
    Don> take entirely too long and will end up being a maintenance issue if there
    Don> are additional information exchanges needed using MLE.

I can't see a difference myself in "length of time", unless you mean
time to change hardware/firmware/software.

ICMP is even 4 bytes shorter than UDP.

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