[Gen-art] Genart telechat review of draft-ietf-rmcat-eval-test-09

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Reviewer: Stewart Bryant
Review result: Ready with Issues

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Document: draft-ietf-rmcat-eval-test-09
Reviewer: Stewart Bryant
Review Date: 2019-03-06
IETF LC End Date: 2019-02-11
IESG Telechat date: 2019-03-07

Summary:

I remain concerned as to whether the advice regarding the use of these tests on
or in proximity to production networks is strict enough,

Major issues:
Although the security section has been revised since my review of -08, I remain
concerned as to whether the advice against testing of production networks is
strict enough.

I know that performance testing on production networks has given problems in
the past, and this is really no different.

The OPS and SEC ADs should satisfy themselves as to whether the new text is
adequate in this regards.

Minor issues: none

Nits/editorial comments:

  ** There are 6 instances of too long lines in the document, the longest one
     being 4 characters in excess of 72.

  ** The document seems to lack a both a reference to RFC 2119 and the
     recommended RFC 2119 boilerplate, even if it appears to use RFC 2119
     keywords.

     RFC 2119 keyword, line 458: '...didate proposals MAY show the effectiv...'