[Pce] Alvaro Retana's No Objection on draft-ietf-pce-association-diversity-12: (with COMMENT)

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Subject: [Pce] Alvaro Retana's No Objection on draft-ietf-pce-association-diversity-12: (with COMMENT)
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Alvaro Retana has entered the following ballot position for
draft-ietf-pce-association-diversity-12: No Objection

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(1) §5.1: I-D.ietf-pce-association-group is not explicit about the "capability
exchange mentioned in this piece of text:

                 This capability exchange for the Disjointness
   Association Type (TBD1) MUST be done before using the disjointness
   association.  Thus the PCEP speaker MUST include the Disjointness
   Association Type in the ASSOC-Type-List TLV before using the Disjoint
   Association Group (DAG) in PCEP messages.

It seems to me that the exchange implies sending and receiving the Assoc-type,
but then the second sentence implies sending to be enough.  What is the
expected behavior?  Please reword.

(2) §5.2 says, while defining the T flag, says that "if disjoint paths cannot
be found, PCE SHOULD return no path", but §5.6 reads:

   When the T flag is set (Strict disjointness requested), if
   disjointness cannot be ensured for one or more LSPs, the PCE MUST
   reply to a Path Computation Request (PCReq) with a Path Computation
   Reply (PCRep) message containing a NO-PATH object.

There is a conflict between the SHOULD and the MUST.

(3) TBD1 is used with 3 different names: "Disjoint Association Type (DAT)",
"Disjointness Association Type" and "Disjoint-group Association".  Please be
consistent.

(4) [nits]

s/DISJOINTNESS-CONFIGURATION-TLVSection 5.2/DISJOINTNESS-CONFIGURATION-TLV
(Section 5.2)

s/SHOULD NOT try to add/SHOULD NOT add

s/with example inA Section 5.5/with an example in Section 5.5

s/by Section 5.5either/by either

s/Setting P flag/Setting the P flag

s/case of network event/case of a network event