Re: [irs-discuss] IRS problem statement and NETCONF/YANG

Juergen Schoenwaelder <j.schoenwaelder@jacobs-university.de> Tue, 31 July 2012 17:08 UTC

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From: Juergen Schoenwaelder <j.schoenwaelder@jacobs-university.de>
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Subject: Re: [irs-discuss] IRS problem statement and NETCONF/YANG
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On Tue, Jul 31, 2012 at 12:56:04PM -0400, Alia Atlas wrote:
> Hi Juergen,
> 
> Thanks very much for your informative email.  I certainly have more
> reading to do on NetConf and would welcome help in correcting the
> perspective in the appendix about NetConf.
> 
> It sounds like NetConf could be a good candidate protocol when we get
> there.  As I've said, we've got to focus on clearly describing the
> problem and vertical use-cases; then we should be able to think about
> and evaluate protocol possibilities.
> 
> Of course, it'd be useful to have a good accurate and up-to-date
> understanding of the capabilities of each protocol before then.
> 
> If you have time and interest, I'd be happy to chat off-line tomorrow
> and have more NetConf/Yang clue installed.

I agree that you should focus on "clearly describing the problem and
vertical use-cases" first since that will help to understand the
requirements. If you need NETCONF/YANG input, I am happy to help.
I am around until Friday.

/js

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