Re: [netmod] WG Last Call: draft-ietf-netmod-rfc6087bis-14

Juergen Schoenwaelder <j.schoenwaelder@jacobs-university.de> Wed, 18 October 2017 13:55 UTC

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Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 15:55:15 +0200
From: Juergen Schoenwaelder <j.schoenwaelder@jacobs-university.de>
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Subject: Re: [netmod] WG Last Call: draft-ietf-netmod-rfc6087bis-14
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On Wed, Oct 18, 2017 at 12:35:36PM +0000, Eric Voit (evoit) wrote:
> > From: Juergen Schoenwaelder, October 18, 2017 2:22 AM
> > 
> > On Tue, Oct 17, 2017 at 11:06:44PM +0000, Eric Voit (evoit) wrote:
> > >
> > > Section 3.10: There should be a normative set of YANG validation tools which
> > are run on upload of an Internet draft.   Errors and warnings found later (and
> > perhaps through tools a user doesn't have) should not result in a module being
> > given an error designation.
> > >
> > 
> > I disagree. An error is an error regardless when or how it was detected.
> 
> What I am trying to avoid is YANG errors being discovered via validation tools for which the model author has no access to before a submitted draft is accepted.   However this can be accomplished is fine with me.
>

I think this generally can't be avoided but then this should also not
be a common problem as things are getting more stable.

> One solution is to ensure the RFC upload process has access to all tools currently used for model validation.

This is a reasonable request to make for the tool makers. Having a
notion of normative YANG validation tools (with specific versions -
this will come next) is, however, an idea that should be avoided.

/js

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