Guidelines for YANG Module Authors (NMDA)

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Authors Martin Björklund  , Jürgen Schönwälder  , Philip Shafer  , Kent Watsen  , Robert Wilton 
Last updated 2017-11-13 (latest revision 2017-05-09)
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The "Network Management Datastore Architecture" (NMDA) adds the ability to inspect the current operational values for configuration, allowing clients to use identical paths for retrieving the configured values and the operational values. This change will simplify models and help modelers, but will create a period of transition as NMDA becomes a standard and is widely implemented. During that interim, the guidelines given in this document should help modelers find an optimal path forward.


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