Re: [mpls] Mirja Kühlewind's No Objection on draft-ietf-mpls-flow-ident-06: (with COMMENT)

Stewart Bryant <> Thu, 01 March 2018 19:55 UTC

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Hi Mirja,

Thank you for these comments.

MPLS engineers tends to use the terms application in a wider context 
than just application layer applications.

However the clarification is useful, so I have updated the text accordingly.

Best Regards


On 04/01/2018 16:17, Mirja Kühlewind wrote:
> Mirja Kühlewind has entered the following ballot position for
> draft-ietf-mpls-flow-ident-06: No Objection
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> I'm uncertain about the archival value of this document in the RFC series as
> the document seems to be written rather for wg-internal consumption only;
> however, I will not object to its publication.
> One additional minor comment in section 5:
> "An example of such a fine grained case might be traffic
>     from a specific application, or from a specific application from a
>     specific source, particularly if matters related to service level
>     agreement or application performance were being investigated."
> Besides the duplication nit, I would like to suggest the following small change:
> "An example of such a fine grained case might be traffic
>     belonging to a certain service or from a
>     specific source, particularly if matters related to service level
>     agreement or application performance were being investigated."
> I'd say "service" is less specific than "application" and includes such things
> like e.g. a video service that is offered by the ISP.