Re: [netmod] yang-data-ext issues

Robert Varga <nite@hq.sk> Mon, 23 April 2018 17:18 UTC

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Subject: Re: [netmod] yang-data-ext issues
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On 23/04/18 18:51, Juergen Schoenwaelder wrote:
> Some people will say that the cost of a new language version is high.
> (Well, when we did 1.1, some people said it will never be deployed.)
> Anyway, not bumping the YANG version number but having instead several
> (optional) language extensions is just hiding the version number
> change under the carpet.

Not quite, as extensions allow for modular/incremental evolution, as an
implementer I do not have to go through a long development cycle where I
need to rewire language aspects just to get the features my users need
for their models...

Regards,
Robert