[Gen-art] Review: draft-ietf-bmwg-ipflow-meth-09.txt

"Joel M. Halpern" <jmh@joelhalpern.com> Fri, 16 March 2012 00:24 UTC

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Subject: [Gen-art] Review: draft-ietf-bmwg-ipflow-meth-09.txt
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I am the assigned Gen-ART reviewer for this draft. For background on 
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Please resolve these comments along with any other Last Call comments 
you may receive.

Document: draft-ietf-bmwg-ipflow-meth-09.txt
     IP Flow Information Accounting and Export Benchmarking
                                Methodology
Reviewer: Joel M. Halpern
Review Date: 15-March-2012
IETF LC End Date: 25-March-2012
IESG Telechat date: 12-April-2012

Summary: This document is ready for publication as an Informational RFC.
    It is a very readable document.

Major issues:

Minor issues:
     The text says several times that the cache size of the DUT MUST be 
known in order to set up the tests described in the document.  I can 
understand why that is so.  But do typical routers actually document 
that in the user's manual?  Historically, manuals for routers would say 
that there is X much memory, used for A, B, and C.  Which doesn't quite 
meet the needs. (I will be quite happy if this has changed for the 
better since I was thoroughly reviewing such manuals.)

Nits/editorial comments: