Re: [Cbor] changes to draft-ietf-cbor-network-addresses-01.txt

Carsten Bormann <cabo@tzi.org> Tue, 09 March 2021 14:50 UTC

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> On 2021-03-09, at 15:44, Michael Richardson <mcr+ietf@sandelman.ca> wrote:
> 
> Signed PGP part
> 
> Carsten Bormann <cabo@tzi.org> wrote:
>> I think prefixes and addresses are completely separate use cases.
> 
>> There is rarely a point in suppressing trailing zeroes in an address.
>> We shouldn’t burden implementations to cater to this 0.4 % case
>> (probably less in practice).
> 
> okay.  I will take this constructive criticism and edit as you suggest.
> When the byte-string is short, is it invalid then?

Yes (for an address).

Grüße, Carsten