Re: [dhcwg] What sorts of services does DHCP configure?

Sheng Jiang <jiangsheng@huawei.com> Thu, 17 October 2013 05:42 UTC

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From: Sheng Jiang <jiangsheng@huawei.com>
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Subject: Re: [dhcwg] What sorts of services does DHCP configure?
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>It's pretty clear to me that this option is not a very good idea in most cases.
>I don't think the DHC working group is in a position to say no to it, but we are
>certainly in a position to say "this isn't a good general solution to X"

Why DHC WG cannot say no to what should not be in DHC? If that's the case, we have no points to discuss here what should or should not be configured using DHC protocol. People will keep to "borrow" DHCP for their unsuitable purposes as long as they do not have another suitable protocol.

Regards,

Sheng