Re: [spring] Is srv6 PSP a good idea

Fernando Gont <fgont@si6networks.com> Wed, 26 February 2020 14:31 UTC

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Subject: Re: [spring] Is srv6 PSP a good idea
To: Andrew Alston <Andrew.Alston@liquidtelecom.com>, Sander Steffann <sander@steffann.nl>, Robert Raszuk <robert@raszuk.net>
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From: Fernando Gont <fgont@si6networks.com>
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On 26/2/20 11:15, Andrew Alston wrote:
> +1 Sander.
> 
> Furthermore – if indeed that is the contention – then – I suggest you 
> move the whole thing out of SPRING – I quote from the SPRING charter:
> 
> /The Source Packet Routing in NetworkinG (SPRING) Working Group is 
> the////home of Segment Routing (SR) using MPLS (SR-MPLS) *_and IPv6 
> (SRv6)._*/*/__/*
> 
> Relevant portion in bold.
> 
> You can claim that SRv6 is a new routing header – you cannot claim that 
> it is not part of IPv6 – the IPv6 base header is maintained – you are 
> adding a routing header – done/done – no point even entertaining this 
> line of thought any further

The fact that this is still going on is at least alarming.

Thanks,
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Fernando Gont
SI6 Networks
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