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

Joe Touch <touch@isi.edu> Fri, 10 February 2017 21:41 UTC

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On 2/10/2017 1:23 PM, Tom Herbert wrote:
>> - I disagree with MUST support a minimum of 64 bytes of options; making that
>> requirement effectively limits everyone to using only 64. IMO, that number
>> is both too small and sets the protocol up to have "dead wood" (i.e., larger
>> option space is specified but can't be relied upon so might never gain
>> traction).
>>
> Having both a minimum and a different maximum value is superfluous.
> The minimum value is the maximum value in practice.
Agreed - that was basically my point (though you put it more succinctly).

Joe