Re: [spring] Progressing Standardizing SR over IPv6 compression

Robert Raszuk <> Wed, 04 August 2021 20:41 UTC

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Subject: Re: [spring] Progressing Standardizing SR over IPv6 compression
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> Should the working group standardize one data plane behavior for
> compressing SRv6 information?


This is data plane and any "flexibility" of more then one solution in data
plane would only bring pain to everyone.


On Wed, Aug 4, 2021 at 8:52 PM Joel M. Halpern <> wrote:

> The SPRING Working Group Chairs thank the design team for their efforts
> on the requirements and analysis drafts.  The question of how the
> working group wants to progress that part of the work will be the topic
> for a separate email a bit later.
> Right now, we are hearing the discussion about how many solutions, and
> the perspectives being expressed.  While the topic was well-raised, the
> discussion to date has not been structured in a way that makes clear to
> everyone what the purpose is.  In particular, the chairs have decided to
> re-ask the question.  We ask that even those who have responded in the
> discussion respond to this thread.  Preferably with both what their
> opinion is and an explanation of why.
> The question we are asking you to comment on is:
> Should the working group standardize one data plane behavior for
> compressing SRv6 information?
> Please speak up.  We are looking to collect responses until close of
> business PDT on 20-August-2021.
> Thank you,
> Joel, Jim, and Bruno
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