Re: [netmod] Proposal to enhance the YANG tree output

Joe Clarke <jclarke@cisco.com> Thu, 14 September 2017 15:58 UTC

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Subject: Re: [netmod] Proposal to enhance the YANG tree output
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On 9/14/17 11:43, Andy Bierman wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> 
> Actually I liked the early pyang output that was concise and easy to
> remember.
> The current format gets very cluttered and there are too many little symbols
> to remember them all.

I just went with text for these changes.  Yes, it adds more verbiage to
the output, but it doesn't add any cryptic symbols; plus I think it
makes it easier to comprehend the types.

Joe

> 
> 
> Andy
> 
> 
> On Thu, Sep 14, 2017 at 8:33 AM, Joe Clarke <jclarke@cisco.com
> <mailto:jclarke@cisco.com>> wrote:
> 
>     I've been hacking on pyang, and I changed tree.py to add the enum values
>     for enumeration types and identiyref bases for identityref types.  Here
>     is an example:
> 
>     module: yang-catalog
>         +--rw catalog
>            +--rw modules
>            |  +--rw module* [name revision organization]
>            |     +--rw name                     yang:yang-identifier
>            |     +--rw revision                 union
>            |     +--rw organization             string
>            |     +--rw ietf
>            |     |  +--rw ietf-wg?   string
>            |     +--rw namespace                inet:uri
>            |     +--rw schema?                  inet:uri
>            |     +--rw generated-from?          enumeration [mib, code,
>     not-applicable, native]
>            |     +--rw maturity-level?          enumeration [ratified,
>     adopted, initial, not-applicable]
>     ...
>                                    +--rw protocols
>                                    |  +--rw protocol* [name]
>                                    |     +--rw name
>     identityref -> protocol
>     ...
> 
>     My questions are:
> 
>     1. Is this useful?
> 
>     2. If so, can this be added to pyang (happy to submit a PR) and
>     draft-ietf-netmod-yang-tree-diagrams?
> 
>     3. What changes to the output format would you recommend?
> 
>     Thanks.
> 
>     Joe
> 
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