Last Call Review of draft-ietf-bier-architecture-08

Request Review of draft-ietf-bier-architecture
Requested rev. no specific revision (document currently at 08)
Type Last Call Review
Team General Area Review Team (Gen-ART) (genart)
Deadline 2017-09-20
Requested 2017-09-13
Authors IJsbrand Wijnands, Eric Rosen, Andrew Dolganow, Tony Przygienda, Sam Aldrin
Draft last updated 2017-09-19
Completed reviews Rtgdir Last Call review of -07 by Susan Hares (diff)
Opsdir Last Call review of -07 by Victor Kuarsingh (diff)
Genart Last Call review of -07 by Dan Romascanu (diff)
Genart Last Call review of -08 by Dan Romascanu
Assignment Reviewer Dan Romascanu
State Completed
Review review-ietf-bier-architecture-08-genart-lc-romascanu-2017-09-19
Reviewed rev. 08
Review result Ready
Review completed: 2017-09-19


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Document: draft-ietf-bier-architecture-08
Reviewer: Dan Romascanu
Review Date: 2017-09-19
IETF LC End Date: 2017-09-20
IESG Telechat date: 2017-09-28


This document is Ready. I have reviewed the previous version (07) and the resulting discussions with the authors and the edits for the current version (08) addressed most of the issues raised in the previous review. One single issue remains open, it is minor, and concerns more the charter scope. However, as it is related to the Experimental status of the document, I am mentioning it again. I do not believe it was clarified in the revision or the discussions. 

Major issues:

Minor issues:

1. As the document is targeting 'Experimental' it would be useful to mention
what is the scope of the experiment. The charter actually says:

' The scope of the experiment will be
documented in the output of the Working Group.'

Would not the Architecture document be the right place for this? If not, is
there another document that deals or is planned to define the scope of the

Nits/editorial comments: