Telechat Review of draft-ietf-ipsecme-tcp-encaps-08

Team General Area Review Team (Gen-ART) (genart)
Title Telechat Review of draft-ietf-ipsecme-tcp-encaps-08
Request Telechat - requested 2017-03-28
Reviewer Francis Dupont
Review result Ready
Posted at
Last updated 2017-04-19


Note in fact this review was withdrawn but as I did it I am typing
and sending it anyway. I warned the gen-art management and it seems
the review came back to me.

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Document: draft-ietf-ipsecme-tcp-encaps-08.txt
Reviewer: Francis Dupont
Review Date: 20170317
IETF LC End Date: past
IESG Telechat date: 20170411

Summary: Ready

Major issues: None

Minor issues: None

Nits/editorial comments:
 - 3 page 6: if a TCP stream itself really supports very long mesages the
  encapsulation used in the document has a lower (but still large) limit
  (2^16 - sizeof(header) - 2).

In general there are all provsions to discourage the use of TCP encapsulation
when something simpler is available. I don't expect they will be strictly
followed in the real world but IMHO you did the maximum for a spec document.