Re: [Gen-art] Gen-ART Telechat review of draft-ietf-pcp-third-party-id-option-04.txt

Jari Arkko <jari.arkko@piuha.net> Wed, 18 November 2015 22:31 UTC

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Subject: Re: [Gen-art] Gen-ART Telechat review of draft-ietf-pcp-third-party-id-option-04.txt
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Hmm. Thanks for your review, Suresh. Authors, any comments?

Jari

On 18 Nov 2015, at 06:15, Suresh Krishnan <suresh.krishnan@ericsson.com> wrote:

> I am the assigned Gen-ART reviewer for this draft. For background on
> Gen-ART, please see the FAQ at
> <http://wiki.tools.ietf.org/area/gen/trac/wiki/GenArtfaq>
> 
> Please wait for direction from your document shepherd or AD before
> posting a new version of the draft.
> 
> Document: draft-ietf-pcp-third-party-id-option-04.txt
> Reviewer: Suresh Krishnan
> Review Date: 2015/11/17
> IESG Telechat date: 2015/11/19
> 
> Summary: The draft is almost ready for publication as a Proposed Standard but
> I do have a major issue that needs to be addressed.
> 
> Major
> =====
> 
> * Section 5.2
> 
> The draft is a bit underspecified on how the THIRD_PARTY_ID carried in the
> option is compared to existing entries in the mapping table in the processing
> of request messages. Given that the option itself is loosely specified
> (allowing pretty much anything to be used as the ID) I think it is going to
> be very difficult to realize interoperable implementations unless the
> comparison method is clearly specified. e.g. Consider one of the options for
> THIRD_PARTY_ID described in the document - the MAC address. It could be
> carried as 48 bits binary (aabbccddeeff), hyphen delimited string of hex
> digits ("aa-bb-cc-dd-ee-ff") , colon delimited string of hex digits
> ("aa:bb:cc:dd:ee:ff") with upper case and lower case variants. If you intend
> this to be an exact bit by bit comparison, it would be helpful if you state
> it explicitly. If not, please state that as well.
> 
> Minor
> =====
> 
> * IANA considerations
> 
> "  [NOTE for IANA: Please allocate a PCP Option Code at
>    http://www.iana.org/assignments/pcp-parameters/pcp-
>    parameters.xml#option-rules]"
> 
> The URL for this registry is wrong. Did you mean
> 
> http://www.iana.org/assignments/pcp-parameters/pcp-parameters.xml#options
> 
> instead?
> 
> Thanks
> Suresh
> 
> 
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