Re: [trill] Eric Rescorla's No Objection on draft-ietf-trill-centralized-replication-12: (with COMMENT)

Donald Eastlake <d3e3e3@gmail.com> Thu, 11 January 2018 05:32 UTC

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From: Donald Eastlake <d3e3e3@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 11 Jan 2018 00:32:32 -0500
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To: Eric Rescorla <ekr@rtfm.com>
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Subject: Re: [trill] Eric Rescorla's No Objection on draft-ietf-trill-centralized-replication-12: (with COMMENT)
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Hi Eric,

On Wed, Jan 10, 2018 at 10:58 PM, Eric Rescorla <ekr@rtfm.com> wrote:

>
>
> On Wed, Jan 10, 2018 at 7:52 PM, Donald Eastlake <d3e3e3@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>
>>
>> >    equals (m mod k) as egress nickname for BUM traffic unicast TRILL
>> >    encapsulation.
>> > This text might be easier to read as:
>> >
>> > "For data label ID m, choose R-nickname = m mod k"
>> >
>> > The "equals" isn't that helpful here, but if you wanted to say it that
>> way, you might try
>> > "choose the R-nickname n which is equal to m (mod k)"
>>
>> Well, its not the R-nickname=m mod K but rather that, as stated in
>> point 1 immediately above the point 2 we are talking about, m mod k
>> give the number of the R-nickname in the ordered and numbered list.
>>
>
> Fair enough. Perhaps
> "Choose the R-nickname whose index is given by m mod k"?
>

Something like that would probably be an improvement in wording.

Thanks,
Donald
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