[Tsv-art] Tsvart last call review of draft-ietf-detnet-mpls-05
Michael Tüxen via Datatracker <email@example.com> Sun, 15 March 2020 22:14 UTC
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Reviewer: Michael Tüxen Review result: Ready with Issues This document has been reviewed as part of the transport area review team's ongoing effort to review key IETF documents. These comments were written primarily for the transport area directors, but are copied to the document's authors and WG to allow them to address any issues raised and also to the IETF discussion list for information. When done at the time of IETF Last Call, the authors should consider this review as part of the last-call comments they receive. Please always CC email@example.com if you reply to or forward this review. The document is in general pretty generic, so I don't know if the following was discussed on the mailing list and is described in other documents, but I think it should be described here or at least pointers to the specification describing it should be inserted. The problems I see are related to the Sequence Number you introduce in Figure 5. If, used it is a 16-bit or 28 bit number. From the example you provide, it seems that it is used like a Serial Number as described in RFC 1982. The receiver uses this number for the PEF and POF. If this is correct, this puts a limitation regarding the number of outstanding packets on the sender. I don't see this limit being mentioned and I don't see how this limit is enforced, since there does not seem to be an acknowledgement. The document states that an implementation MAY limit the maximum number of sequence numbers being tracked. What happens if the receiver runs out of this limit? How does a receiver protect itself against a sender playing games with the sequence number? Limiting the resources is only a MAY, so how is this done in the general case?
- [Tsv-art] Tsvart last call review of draft-ietf-d… Michael Tüxen via Datatracker
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