[storm] iSER - end of activity

<david.black@emc.com> Wed, 18 May 2011 17:36 UTC

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A couple of months (March 8th) ago, I wrote:

> Let me be clear - if there is no interest in iSER changes
> to reflect what's actually been implemented, that work *will be* abandoned.  For those who want to
> refresh their memory about what's in that draft, a copy of the expired draft can be found at:
> 
> 	http://www.watersprings.org/pub/id/draft-ietf-storm-iser-01.txt

As I have seen no subsequent sign of interest in continued iSER work, the time has come to abandon that
work and remove it from the storm WG's charter.  I want to thank Mike Ko for his efforts in working on this draft, but the I do not see support for continuing this work.

Thanks,
--David

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Black, David
> Sent: Tuesday, March 08, 2011 10:32 AM
> To: storm@ietf.org
> Cc: Black, David
> Subject: RDMA extensions draft and iSER
> Importance: High
> 
> The RDMA extensions draft (see below) was approved and posted due to a combination of pilot error on
> my part and a favor to the authors because they submitted it right at the -00 cutoff deadline (hint:
> that's not a particularly good idea, because if something goes wrong, there's no opportunity to
> correct and resubmit).
> 
> This draft is **NOT** an official storm WG draft (at least, not right now) - the authors would like
> the storm WG to consider adopting it as a work item.  The draft is certainly within the potential
> scope of the WG as it updates another one of the RDMA protocols originally produced by the rddp WG -
> a revised version of the MPA peer connect draft should appear this week, and will be sent onward to
> the ADs for review, IETF Last Call, etc.
> 
> WG consideration of this RDMAP extension draft *will be* coupled with a determination of what to do
> about the iSER work item.  The iSER draft has expired through no fault of the author - Mike Ko has
> been diligent in updating the iSER draft, but everyone else with an interest in iSER appears to have
> vanished from the storm WG mailing list.  Let me be clear - if there is no interest in iSER changes
> to reflect what's actually been implemented, that work *will be* abandoned.  For those who want to
> refresh their memory about what's in that draft, a copy of the expired draft can be found at:
> 
> 	http://www.watersprings.org/pub/id/draft-ietf-storm-iser-01.txt
> 
> Comments to the list on both drafts are encouraged.
> 
> Thanks,
> --David (storm WG co-chair).
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> > -----Original Message-----
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> > Sent: Monday, March 07, 2011 7:30 PM
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> > Cc: storm@ietf.org
> > Subject: I-D Action:draft-ietf-storm-rdmap-ext-00.txt
> >
> > A New Internet-Draft is available from the on-line Internet-Drafts directories.
> > This draft is a work item of the STORage Maintenance Working Group of the IETF.
> >
> >
> > 	Title           : RDMA Protocol Extensions
> > 	Author(s)       : H. Shah, et al.
> > 	Filename        : draft-ietf-storm-rdmap-ext-00.txt
> > 	Pages           : 29
> > 	Date            : 2011-03-07
> >
> > This document specifies extensions to the IETF Remote Direct Memory Access Protocol (RDMAP
> > [RFC5040]). RDMAP provides read and write services directly to applications and enables data to be
> > transferred directly into Upper Layer Protocol (ULP) Buffers without intermediate data copies. The
> > extensions specified in this document provide the following capabilities and/or improvements:
> Atomic
> > Operations and Immediate Data.
> >
> > A URL for this Internet-Draft is:
> > http://www.ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-ietf-storm-rdmap-ext-00.txt
> >
> > Internet-Drafts are also available by anonymous FTP at:
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