Re: [mpls] Spencer Dawkins' Discuss on draft-ietf-mpls-tp-shared-ring-protection-05: (with DISCUSS and COMMENT)

"Alvaro Retana (aretana)" <> Thu, 25 May 2017 13:38 UTC

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I don’t think that just putting a paragraph in the Introduction would be enough operational guidance.  Ideally, I would like to see a separate Section on Operational Considerations explaining when/why each should be considered.

Also, rfc5706 offers good guidance – I realize not all sections there would apply in this case.



On 5/25/17, 9:58 AM, "iesg on behalf of Spencer Dawkins at IETF" <<> on behalf of<>> wrote:

At a minimum, I'd like to see guidance for operators in choosing among
the three protection mechanisms. Why would they choose any one of the

[Huub] more explanatory text can be added, it could be in the introduction
proposed by Alvaro.

I only saw Alvaro saying that he also wanted operational guidance included, but it's very likely that whatever you do to answer Alvaro's Comment would answer this part of my DIscuss. We were complaining about the same thing, it's just that I was more concerned about it ;-)