Re: [Idr] Fwd: New Version Notification for draft-scudder-idr-rfc3392-bis-

Paul Jakma <> Thu, 01 May 2008 10:52 UTC

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Hi John,

Could it be made slightly clearer that it means the same parameter 
type? (Yeah, seems obvious once you think about it, but it could 
perhaps make a difference to tired readers :) ). E.g. something like:

On Wed, 30 Apr 2008, John G. Scudder wrote:

> Enke,
> Would adding this paragraph at the end of section 4 cover your point?
>    The Capabilities Optional Parameter SHOULD only be included in the
>    OPEN message once.  If the BGP speaker wishes to include multiple
>    capabilities in the OPEN message, it SHOULD do so as discussed above,
>    by listing all those capabilities within the same Capabilities
>    Optional Parameter.  However, for backward compatibility a BGP
>    speaker MUST be prepared to receive an OPEN message which contains
>    multiple Capabilities Optional Parameters, each of which contains one
                                            for a given type

>    or more capabilities.  The set of capabilities should be processed
>    the same in either case, whether the it is listed within a single
>    Capabilities Optional Parameter, or within multiple.
                                                    , for a given type

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