Re: [netmod] Adam Roach's No Objection on draft-ietf-netmod-rfc6087bis-18: (with COMMENT)

Adam Roach <adam@nostrum.com> Thu, 08 March 2018 15:30 UTC

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Subject: Re: [netmod] Adam Roach's No Objection on draft-ietf-netmod-rfc6087bis-18: (with COMMENT)
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On 3/8/18 09:17, Benoit Claise wrote:
> On 3/8/2018 3:31 PM, Martin Bjorklund wrote:
>> Benoit Claise <bclaise@cisco.com>; wrote:
>>> On 3/8/2018 3:15 PM, Juergen Schoenwaelder wrote:
>>>> On Thu, Mar 08, 2018 at 02:21:01PM +0100, Benoit Claise wrote:
>>>>> I see two solutions from here.
>>>>> 1. we mention "pyang -f yang --yang-canonical --keep-comments 
>>>>> FILE" in
>>>>> RFC6087bis, with a warning such as: "As the tool matures, a human
>>>>> might need
>>>>> to polish the results"
>>>>> 2. we don't mention "pyang -f yang --yang-canonical --keep-comments
>>>>> FILE" in
>>>>> RFC6087bis, but we ask the YANG doctors to run the tests.
>>>> I am not sure it is a good idea to hard code command line options of
>>>> specific tools in a BCP document. We should require that things are
>>>> consistently indented and stay away from the advice of the day how
>>>> to achieve that.
>>> RFC 6087 mentions "pyang --ietf"  and
>>> draft-ietf-netmod-yang-tree-diagrams mentions "pyang -f tree
>>> --tree-line-length 50"
>> Maybe we can say that "for example, a tool like pyang can be used ..."
> This is a good compromise I would say. 

I'm happy with this as well.

/a