Re: [Pppext] Fwd: I-D Action: draft-ietf-pppext-trill-protocol-08.txt

William Allen Simpson <william.allen.simpson@gmail.com> Mon, 25 July 2011 16:15 UTC

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Subject: Re: [Pppext] Fwd: I-D Action: draft-ietf-pppext-trill-protocol-08.txt
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On 7/25/11 11:11 AM, William Allen Simpson wrote:
> Preparing to watch some IETF meetings, I belatedly noticed this. Because
> it is now an independent submission, it wasn't sent to the pppext list.
>
The additional author has made a number of improvements to the security
section, as well as other minor tweaks such as references.  Good!

There was an odd change from TBD-40XX (and 80XX) to TBD-40YY (and 80ZZ).
While there's no _technical_ requirement the last 2 digits are the same,
traditionally we've kept them the same.  Hopefully IANA will handle this
correctly.

However, as I've previously requested, there should probably be a mention
of the exact sections of ISIS that refer to uniqueness, and a more full
explanation of why there can be problems here.

I'm still planning on posting a "considered harmful" response as soon as
it's published, concerning the lack of automatic identifier resolution.