Re: Re[2]: [dhcwg] Overconstraining

Jim Bound <seamus@bit-net.com> Sat, 22 September 2001 16:26 UTC

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Date: Sat, 22 Sep 2001 12:23:55 -0400 (EDT)
From: Jim Bound <seamus@bit-net.com>
To: Artur Guja <skybird@3miasto.net>
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Subject: Re: Re[2]: [dhcwg] Overconstraining
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ralph and I got input and it will be clear in the next rev that the client
can go use less preferred advertise if it chooses.  making it a SHOULD
would permit implementors to do this.  SHOULD means do this unless you
have a really good reason to not do this.


/jim


On Sat, 22 Sep 2001, Artur Guja wrote:

> 
> JB> If it was a SHOULD would that be fine?  I don't think going back to
> JB> solicit in the spec is prudent though?
> 
> Of course, going back to SOLICIT is a bit wierd.
> 
> But if the client got more than one advertise,
> it chooses the best one. If this one fails,
> it could settle on a less preferable one.
> Of course, it there was only one ADVERTISE,
> or the rest of them were unacceptable, the client
> MUST abort (in my opinion), or else we could get an
> infinite loop of SOLICITs.
> 
> Artur
> 
> 


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