Re: [renum] I-D Action: draft-ietf-6renum-enterprise-05.txt

Brian E Carpenter <brian.e.carpenter@gmail.com> Fri, 21 December 2012 14:59 UTC

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Subject: Re: [renum] I-D Action: draft-ietf-6renum-enterprise-05.txt
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Wes,

On 21/12/2012 14:42, George, Wes wrote:
>> From: renum-bounces@ietf.org [mailto:renum-bounces@ietf.org] On Behalf
> 
>> Benoit Claise's review - clarified scope, then
>>
>>  "Section 1, paragraph 1
>>
>>    However, widespread use of PI might
>>    create serious BGP4 scaling problems
>>
>>  A reference, or a small explanation, would be welcome "
>>
>> It's unfortunate that the RRG did not produce an RFC on BGP scaling
>> problems.
> [WEG] They didn't? While RRG didn't come to consensus on a *solution*, there was consensus documented about several aspects of the problem space that should serve as the necessary level of background reading to support this assertion.

Personally I wish that draft-narten-radir-problem-statement had
become an RFC. The published RRG documents say rather little about
the root causes of the scaling problem.

>> We can refer to RFC 4116 but it isn't ideal.
> [WEG]
> You may find better reference points in RFC4984, 6227, or even 6115.

I think that 6227 is the best of those for this purpose.

Thanks
    Brian