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

Robert Wilton <rwilton@cisco.com> Fri, 15 September 2017 10:29 UTC

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Subject: Re: [netmod] Proposal to enhance the YANG tree output
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On 15/09/2017 11:21, Ladislav Lhotka wrote:
> Andy Bierman píše v Čt 14. 09. 2017 v 08:43 -0700:
>> 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 agree.
I definitely think that "x" is a bit confusing since it both means "RPC" 
and also "status deprecated" depending on where it is.

Thanks,
Rob


>
> Lada
>
>>
>> Andy
>>
>>
>> On Thu, Sep 14, 2017 at 8:33 AM, Joe Clarke <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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