Re: [babel] I-D Action: draft-ietf-babel-v4viav6-00.txt

Toke Høiland-Jørgensen <> Thu, 08 April 2021 14:21 UTC

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Juliusz Chroboczek <> writes:

>> There is one other question in my mind. Does this draft really need to
>> be Experimental? I would be inclined to target it to Proposed Standard.
> I'm a little uneasy on this subject.  My personal feeling is that we
> haven't done our homework on this extension (admittedly my fault), and
> that we don't have enough implementation and deployment experience to
> propose it as a standard right now.
> I'd be delighted if people could disagree.

Isn't that just a matter of time? I.e., we could adopt it as PS, with
the expectation that by the time it gets published we will have built
that experience? Or does there even need to be a final decision about
the status at adoption time?