Re: [nvo3-dt-encap] [nvo3] Encap draft published by design team

Joe Touch <touch@isi.edu> Thu, 16 February 2017 21:12 UTC

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On 2/16/2017 12:27 PM, Tom Herbert wrote:
> The problems of TLVs, particularly that they are unordered, require
> iterative processing,
That's trivially avoided by forcing the order.

As I noted before, all that is required for equivalently easy processing
is that both TLVs and bitfields use only known variants in only known
orders.

Which can be negotiated, if you're looking for flexibility.

Joe