Re: Last Call: <draft-ietf-6man-rfc2460bis-08.txt> (Internet Protocol, Version 6 (IPv6) Specification) to Internet Standard

Fernando Gont <fgont@si6networks.com> Wed, 08 February 2017 00:56 UTC

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Subject: Re: Last Call: <draft-ietf-6man-rfc2460bis-08.txt> (Internet Protocol, Version 6 (IPv6) Specification) to Internet Standard
To: Pete Resnick <presnick@qti.qualcomm.com>, otroan@employees.org
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On 02/07/2017 06:25 PM, Pete Resnick wrote:
> Ole,
> 
> After reading the replies, I wonder if you could amend your summary with
> one point in particular:
> 
> On 4 Feb 2017, at 2:32, otroan@employees.org
> <mailto:otroan@employees.org> wrote:
> 
>     There were three main positions argued in the working group.
> 
>     1) Ban header insertion outright.
>     2) Describe the problems with header insertion.
>     3) No changes to RFC2460 text.
> 
> What did you see as the objections to going with (1) (which I presume to
> be the equivalent of Brian's proposed text)? Why was it that people
> thought the protocol could not be clarified to say that?

Because if we did, the loophole for people to violate the standard would
disappear (talk about Segment Routing).

Thanks,
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Fernando Gont
SI6 Networks
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