Re: [Idr] Alvaro's AD Comments on draft-ietf-idr-ls-distribution

"Adrian Farrel" <adrian@olddog.co.uk> Sun, 04 October 2015 17:39 UTC

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From: "Adrian Farrel" <adrian@olddog.co.uk>
To: "'Acee Lindem \(acee\)'" <acee@cisco.com>, "'Alvaro Retana \(aretana\)'" <aretana@cisco.com>
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Subject: Re: [Idr] Alvaro's AD Comments on draft-ietf-idr-ls-distribution
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Thanks Acee,

That's helpful.

Adrian

> Hi Adrian, Alvaro,
>
> >And similarly no-one has asked for the DN-bit from 2328 or 5340 in section
> >3.3.3.1. I am less sanguine about adding this as I am not quite sure that
> >it is useful in BGP-LS, but it would certainly be easy to add. With this bit,
> >and with other potential additions to both bit fields, I suggest we wait
> > for the need/desire and folk can write new drafts.
> 
> The DN-bit is not really applicable to at the Node level in OSPF and
> IS-IS. It is applicable to prefixes and is included in the flags in
> section 3.3.3.1 (See the D-bit). For extra credit, you could add a
> reference to OSPF and RFC 4576. This document started out with very few
> references to the applicable OSPF RFCs but quite a few have been added by
> Alia and me.