Re: [dhcwg] Options in base doc for DHCPv6

Martin Stiemerling <Martin.Stiemerling@ccrle.nec.de> Wed, 23 January 2002 08:34 UTC

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Date: Wed, 23 Jan 2002 09:20:24 +0100
From: Martin Stiemerling <Martin.Stiemerling@ccrle.nec.de>
To: Ralph Droms <rdroms@cisco.com>, dhcwg@ietf.org
Subject: Re: [dhcwg] Options in base doc for DHCPv6
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I totally agree with this. Escpecially the point of slowing down the 
acceptance process is worth to mention. A lot of IPv6 networks are in the 
deployment process or will be deployed in the near future and DHCPv6 is 
needed for this deployment, i.e. there should be a standard.

Martin



--On Dienstag, Januar 22, 2002 14:55:41 -0500 Ralph Droms 
<rdroms@cisco.com> wrote:

> We've recently experienced a proliferation of proposed and defined
> options for DHCPv6.  Initially, the WG agreed to publish all options that
> were defined at the time the base spec was completed in the same doc.
> I'm having second thoughts about that decision.  Here's what I'm thinking:
>
> * The new options are adding more weight to
>    an already hefty document
> * Keeping all the options in one doc make
>    updating any one option more complicated
> * Reviewing all of these options will slow
>    down the acceptance process
>
> I propose that we put a moratorium on adding any new options to
> draft-ietf-dhc-dhcpv6-22.txt, and move any non-essential options out of
> draft-ietf-dhc-dhcpv6-22.txt into individual drafts.  The definition of
> "essential" is open to discussion; here's a first pass at a list of the
> options to retain in draft-ietf-dhc-dhcpv6-22.txt:
>
> * DHCP unique identifier option
> * Identity association option
> * IA Address option
> * Requested Temporary Addresses (RTA) Option
> * Option request option
> * Preference option
> * Elapsed Time
> * Client message option
> * Server message option
> * Authentication option
> * Server unicast option
> * Domain Search Option
> * Domain Name Server Option
> * Status Code Option
>
> - Ralph
>
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Martin Stiemerling

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