Re: Reminder: WGLC Announcement for draft-ietf-tsvwg-iana-ports-08 - 26th November 2010

Gorry Fairhurst <gorry@erg.abdn.ac.uk> Wed, 01 December 2010 09:29 UTC

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To me (this time wearing a Chair hat) this sounds very attractive.

I'd be keen to see the work we set out to do published soon - I do not 
see problems in the WG returning to work on more things to do with ports.

Gorry

On 01/12/2010 09:21, Lars Eggert wrote:
> Hi,
>
> On 2010-12-1, at 11:01, Magnus Westerlund wrote:
>> I will respond in detail. However, I do need to do a bit of history
>> digging and and go review the fairly big discussion that was held on the
>> IETF@ietf.org list back in 2006 that was started by Eliot Lear.
>
> what I remember is that the proposal to eliminate the difference between the ports ranges didn't get traction then. Consequently, they remained in iana-ports, but the bar for system ports is higher.
>
> Frankly, I don't want to delay iana-ports for yet another attempt to get consensus for this change. We should publish it now.
>
> *If* at some point in the future there is consensus to eliminate the difference, I hereby volunteer to do a bis version to iana-ports that will document this change.
>
> Lars (wearing an "author" hat)