Last Call Review of draft-ietf-mpls-tp-p2mp-framework-05
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Reviewer: Russ Housley
Review Date: 2014-01-02
IETF LC End Date: 2014-01-16
IESG Telechat date: Unknown
Summary: Ready for publication.
Should this document be an update to the MPLS-TP Framework (RFC 5921)?
I am not sure. RFC 5921 does make it clear that it covers only point-
to-point transport paths. The answer may be further complicated by
the fact that RFC 5921 is joint work with the ITU-T.
Major Concerns: None.
Minor Concerns: None.
In the first sentence of Section 1, please define MPLS-TP as follows:
The Multiprotocol Label Switching Transport Profile is the ...
The Multiprotocol Label Switching Transport Profile (MPLS-TP) is ...
Please add TE-LSP to the terms defined in Section 1.2.
In Section 5.1, I cannot understand this sentence:
> Per [RFC6373], the definitions of P2MP, [RFC4875], and GMPLS
> recovery, [RFC4872] and [RFC4873], do not explicitly cover their
I think that the references are getting in the way. I think the
message is: "the definitions of P2MP and GMPLS recovery do not
explicitly cover their interactions." If I am correct, then some
commas need to be removed.
The phrase "MPLS Transport Profile" appears many places, and it would
be easier if they were replaces with "MPLS-TP" for consistency.