Re: [Idr] WG adoption call for draft-abraitis-bgp-version-capability-08, to end September 25

Jeffrey Haas <jhaas@pfrc.org> Tue, 03 November 2020 16:17 UTC

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On Fri, Oct 30, 2020 at 10:00:17AM +0000, bruno.decraene@orange.com wrote:
> Now could this be a static pointer?
> e.g., standardized OID, well-known URI [1], standardized yang model?
> 
> That would probably still require an RFC, but no change to the BGP protocol, nor eating space in the capability, no mandatory 2 implementations…

It's worth pointing out that a URI is roughly the most general tool for
pointing to any of these things.[1]


I will however point out that URIs can get long even in boring ASCII.

It's for such reasons I continue to strongly suggest this feature must be
paired with the extended optional parameters draft.

-- Jeff

[1] https://tools.ietf.org/id/draft-larmouth-oid-iri-04.html - expired, but
obviously someone was thinking about it.