Last Call Review of draft-ietf-pals-status-reduction-04

Request Review of draft-ietf-pals-status-reduction
Requested rev. no specific revision (document currently at 05)
Type Last Call Review
Team General Area Review Team (Gen-ART) (genart)
Deadline 2017-03-31
Requested 2017-03-17
Authors Luca Martini, George Swallow, Elisa Bellagamba
Draft last updated 2017-03-31
Completed reviews Rtgdir Early review of -01 by Adrian Farrel (diff)
Secdir Last Call review of -04 by Yaron Sheffer (diff)
Opsdir Last Call review of -04 by Jürgen Schönwälder (diff)
Genart Last Call review of -04 by Dan Romascanu (diff)
Assignment Reviewer Dan Romascanu 
State Completed
Review review-ietf-pals-status-reduction-04-genart-lc-romascanu-2017-03-31
Reviewed rev. 04 (document currently at 05)
Review result Ready with Nits
Review completed: 2017-03-31


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Document: draft-ietf-pals-status-reduction-??
Reviewer: Dan Romascanu
Review Date: 2017-03-31
IETF LC End Date: 2017-03-31
IESG Telechat date: 2017-04-13


This document describes a very useful optimization for MPLS LSP PWs operations by defining a method for generating an aggregated PW  status message transmitted on a MPLS LSP to indicate the status of the PWs carried on the LSP. The document is clear, detailed and provides all needed information for implementers to write code and for operators to deploy. 

Major issues:

Minor issues:

Nits/editorial comments: 

1. In section 8, first paragraph: s/rages/ranges/
2. In sections 8.3, 8.4 the construct "IETF Review" is worded in three different ways (IETF review, IETF Review, "IETF Review") - better align