Re: [ncrg] New complexity document

Russ White <russw@riw.us> Sat, 23 March 2013 14:21 UTC

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Subject: Re: [ncrg] New complexity document
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> A very thoughtful and nice draft. At the same time, I do get a
> perception that it is a subset of - A Framework for Defining Network
> Complexity draft-irtf-ncrg-complexity-framework-00.txt . 

Or perhaps a complement... draft-irtf-ncrg-complexity-framework feels a
bit broader, or a bit less definite in what actually needs to be
measured, than draft-retana. I might even argue that the control plane
is where the "complexity that counts" really lies --because this is
where humans interact with the network, and hence where most MTBM (mean
time between mistake) problems arise.

That said -- are there other continuums that are interesting that might
arise in the area of complexity? Perhaps a different draft to discuss
what could be measured in each area?

:-)

Russ