Re: [dhcwg] Benjamin Kaduk's Discuss on draft-ietf-dhc-mac-assign-07: (with DISCUSS and COMMENT)

Benjamin Kaduk <kaduk@mit.edu> Mon, 08 June 2020 21:15 UTC

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From: Benjamin Kaduk <kaduk@mit.edu>
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Subject: Re: [dhcwg] Benjamin Kaduk's Discuss on draft-ietf-dhc-mac-assign-07: (with DISCUSS and COMMENT)
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On Mon, Jun 08, 2020 at 02:14:31PM -0700, Benjamin Kaduk wrote:
> On Sun, Jun 07, 2020 at 09:28:21PM -0700, Benjamin Kaduk via Datatracker wrote:
> > ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> > DISCUSS:
> > ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> > 
> > I have a couple points that might require a bit of discussion, but I
> > expect to be pretty easy to resolve:
> > 
> > (1) Can we double-check this text in Section 10.1:
> > 
> >    The Identity Association for Link-Layer Addresses option (IA_LL
> >    option) is used to carry one or more IA_LL options, the parameters
> >    associated with the IA_LL, and the address blocks associated with the
> >    IA_LL.
> > 
> > I am pretty sure that the "is used to carry one or more IA_LL options"
> > should actually be talking about IA_LLADDR options.  But if I'm wrong,
> > and this is saying that IA_LL can carry IA_LL, we should have a lot more
> > discussion about this recursive structure and how to interpret it.
> 
> We may also want to check the "one or more" part, as Figure 3 of
> draft-ietf-dhc-slap-quadrant seems to show a workflow where IA_LL carries
> just QUAD and zero LLADDR.

... and I just got to the prose description thas says "MUST contain a
LLADDR option", oops.

Sorry for the noise.

-Ben