Re: [babel] proposed info model change

Toke Høiland-Jørgensen <toke@toke.dk> Thu, 11 February 2021 22:00 UTC

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Mahesh Jethanandani <mjethanandani@gmail.com> writes:

> Hi Toke,
>
> The rational has to do with what a data model like YANG does with
> router-id. To it the router-id is a key, in the form of a string. That
> string has to be unique. YANG does not prevent it being a string of
> zeros or ones, provided that string is unique. Thus the dropping of
> the "MUST NOT” and the addition of “MUST”.

Right. I seem to recall there being some other reason why it shouldn't
be 0, but can't find the discussion now, and looking at the code that
doesn't seem to care. So no objection from me I guess :)

-Toke