Re: [Tsv-art] [Last-Call] Tsvart last call review of draft-ietf-v6ops-ipv6-ehs-packet-drops-05

Nick Hilliard <nick@foobar.org> Sat, 20 February 2021 19:14 UTC

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Gorry Fairhurst wrote on 20/02/2021 13:52:
> Yes, I thought that was the intention, although the current text
> seems to me to be describing a tradeoff, and the word "cost" is
> ambiguous in terms of processing resource and manufacture cost, so I
> agree we could do better.

We couldn't avoid it completely.  The explanation there was minimal and 
was included to help the reader understand what was going on.

> - Maybe "overall performance" isn't the right word here either. You
> will know what is best - perhaps this is talking about "packet
> forwrading rate"?

Yep - "packet forwarding rate" works, and is clearer.  Thanks!

Nick