Re: [v6ops] RFC7084

Ted Lemon <ted.lemon@nominum.com> Thu, 12 December 2013 04:21 UTC

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Subject: Re: [v6ops] RFC7084
From: Ted Lemon <ted.lemon@nominum.com>
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On Dec 11, 2013, at 5:08 AM, Erik Kline <ek@google.com> wrote:
> I'm not sure I understand how's that materially different/better than
> a node just trying to request a PD if it wants one, and coping with
> the response (whatever it may be), like it does today.

The usual concern is that a bazillion devices all requesting PDs every so often adds up to a lot of traffic.   But since the existing spec doesn't forbid this, we're stuck with it.