Re: [Lsr] John Scudder's No Objection on draft-ietf-lsr-isis-srv6-extensions-14: (with COMMENT)

Alvaro Retana <> Thu, 13 May 2021 17:20 UTC

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Subject: Re: [Lsr] John Scudder's No Objection on draft-ietf-lsr-isis-srv6-extensions-14: (with COMMENT)
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On May 13, 2021 at 11:44:44 AM, John Scudder wrote:



Thanks for the review!

Just replying to one of your comments:

>    This documents updates RFC 7370 by modifying an existing registry.
> Also, this doesn’t seem to me like an update to RFC 7370. It’s normal for an
> RFC to update an IANA registry, without saying it updates a previous RFC that
> established that registry. I think the “updates” just confuses matters and
> clutters things up, and should be removed.

In this case the document is not only registering a value.  It is
changing the name of the registry, adding an extra column, and
updating all the other entries (§11.1.*).  The Updates tag is used
because it significantly changes the registry.