Re: [pcp] Stephen Farrell's No Objection on draft-ietf-pcp-port-set-12: (with COMMENT)

Barry Leiba <barryleiba@computer.org> Thu, 22 October 2015 12:23 UTC

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Subject: Re: [pcp] Stephen Farrell's No Objection on draft-ietf-pcp-port-set-12: (with COMMENT)
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> - 4.1: size == 0xffff has gotta be operationally dangerous,
> I'm surprised you don't have a bunch of caveats on it's use.
> Shouldn't you have at least some guidance in 4.2 for that as
> well? 6.1 and section 7 cover this though I guess.

I thought about that too, but decided it's covered by the text that
says the number of ports actually given will be limited.  0xffff is
just saying, "Give me as many as you're willing to give in one go,"
which seemed fine to me.

Barry