Re: [netmod] 6021 ipv4-prefix

Juergen Schoenwaelder <j.schoenwaelder@jacobs-university.de> Mon, 29 April 2019 13:46 UTC

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From: Juergen Schoenwaelder <j.schoenwaelder@jacobs-university.de>
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Subject: Re: [netmod] 6021 ipv4-prefix
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On Mon, Apr 29, 2019 at 01:33:22PM +0000, Rob Wilton (rwilton) wrote:
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> But I'm not convinced that allowing ipv4-prefix values in the non-canonical format is necessarily the right thing to do.  If we were defining these as a new type today then would we make the same choice of typedef definition?
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> Or is a significant part of your proposal/reasoning to ensure backwards compatibility with what we have today?
>

I am trying to clarify what the existing definition says since there
apparently have been different interpretations.

/js

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