Re: [netmod] YANG definition of MAC address

Carsten Bormann <cabo@tzi.org> Wed, 01 April 2020 10:52 UTC

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Subject: Re: [netmod] YANG definition of MAC address
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On 2020-04-01, at 12:20, Rob Wilton (rwilton) <rwilton=40cisco.com@dmarc.ietf.org> wrote:
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> Another, possibly more pragmatic, suggestion would be the change both definitions to accept either “:” or “-“.   I.e. the pattern statement would become:  "[0-9a-fA-F]{2}([-:][0-9a-fA-F]{2}){5}"

This isn’t backwards-compatible either?
Or would that only be done for future modules?

I don’t see the gain, but I see a lot of pain.

Grüße, Carsten