Re: [netmod] Fwd: New Version Notification for draft-lengyel-netmod-yang-instance-data-01.txt

Juergen Schoenwaelder <j.schoenwaelder@jacobs-university.de> Tue, 26 June 2018 14:58 UTC

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Subject: Re: [netmod] Fwd: New Version Notification for draft-lengyel-netmod-yang-instance-data-01.txt
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On Tue, Jun 26, 2018 at 04:05:16PM +0200, Balazs Lengyel wrote:
>    Hello Martin,
> 
>    IMHO it would be good to recommend as a general practice that YANG servers
>    SHOULD document their capabilities using instance data. Even though "the
>    set of server capabilities to be documented will be defined by other
>    standards and specifications ..."   it would still be good to make the
>    general recommendation to do this.
> 
>    If the group thinks this general recommnedation is a bad idea, I think
>    this chapter should be merged with 2.2 Use case 1.
>

Why would server capabilities not be more state data? Why would a
client have to fetch files (how?) to obtain knowledge about server
capabilities?

/js

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