Re: [Idr] draft-ietf-idr-ext-opt-param-06.txt - 2 Week WG LC (7/30 to 8/13/2019)

Ondrej Zajicek <santiago@crfreenet.org> Fri, 09 August 2019 22:51 UTC

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On Fri, Aug 09, 2019 at 10:06:12PM +0000, Jakob Heitz (jheitz) wrote:
> Huh???
> 
> ...
> 
> You may certainly include all capabilities in a single optional parameter
> or each capability in its own optional parameter, but either way,
> there is only one "Optional Parameters Length" field, so the total
> length of all the optional parameters combined cannot exceed 255.
> 
> Can someone explain an alternative interpretation?

You are right, sorry for confusion. I focused on the 1B optional
parameter length field in each option and forgot about the global
1B optional parameter length field.

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