Re: [dhcwg] AD Evaluation: draft-ietf-dhc-dhcpv6-unknown-msg

Ted Lemon <ted.lemon@nominum.com> Mon, 03 February 2014 15:24 UTC

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Subject: Re: [dhcwg] AD Evaluation: draft-ietf-dhc-dhcpv6-unknown-msg
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On Feb 3, 2014, at 10:03 AM, Ralph Droms <rdroms.ietf@gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm imagining a scenario in which a device is doing DHCP-PD and has a DHCPv6 client for local configuration.  Don't underestimate implementors; jsut because they haven't gotten it wrong in the past doesn't mean we shouldn't consider the case.

Right, but if they are that creative, it's unlikely we will be able to stop them.

> I'm assuming this entire document will be absorbed into RFC3315bis at some point?  Idle thought - is it worth publishing this document now when it will likely be superseded by RFC3315bis?

Yes, the working group considered that question, and decided to publish.