Re: [v6ops] Benjamin Kaduk's No Objection on draft-ietf-v6ops-cpe-slaac-renum-05: (with COMMENT)

Fernando Gont <fgont@si6networks.com> Wed, 27 January 2021 22:04 UTC

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Subject: Re: [v6ops] Benjamin Kaduk's No Objection on draft-ietf-v6ops-cpe-slaac-renum-05: (with COMMENT)
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On 27/1/21 18:37, Ted Lemon wrote:
> On Jan 27, 2021, at 4:21 PM, Fernando Gont <fgont@si6networks.com 
> <mailto:fgont@si6networks.com>> wrote:
>> What's the specific "text that is not appropriate for an abstract”?
> 
> The abstract should just say what topic the document covers and where 
> it’s applicable.

Would this be a more concise Abstract?

This document specifies improvements to Customer Edge Routers that help 
mitigate the problems that may arise when network configuration 
information becomes invalid, without any explicit signaling of that 
condition to the affected nodes. This document updates RFC7084.


> Anything more than that goes in the introduction. 
> Otherwise you get these multi-paragraph abstracts that aren’t at all 
> abstract, and don’t help the reader to decide whether or not to read the 
> document.

I agree on that. At the same time, many times I have been asked to add 
*more* to the Abstract. :-)



> Of course, usually you read the document because someone told you to, or 
> because some other document references it, so maybe this isn’t that 
> important… :)

Agreed.

Thanks,
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Fernando Gont
SI6 Networks
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