IPv6 Prefix Length Recommendation for Forwarding
RFC 7608

Note: This ballot was opened for revision 02 and is now closed.

Alvaro Retana Yes

(Alia Atlas; former steering group member) Yes

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(Jari Arkko; former steering group member) Yes

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(Joel Jaeggli; former steering group member) Yes

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(Barry Leiba; former steering group member) No Objection

No Objection (2015-05-21 for -02)
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Only editorial comments here, for your consideration.  The one about "barring" is the most important one.

-- Section 1 --
In the second paragraph, I suggest removing the parentheses from "(mis)".

In the fourth paragraph, I had to read the first sentence several times in order to parse it.  The word order confused me, making me think "link routing", rather than "to link".  You can easily fix that by changing "to not link" to "not to link".

In the fifth paragraph, "barring" is ambiguous: I don't know whether you mean that because IPv6 forwarding must follow the longest-match-first rule, configuration of an overriding policy is barred (forbidden), or whether you mean that IPv6 forwarding must follow the longest-match-first rule *unless* an overriding policy is configured.  I'm guessing it's the latter, but you should reword this either way, to make it clear.

In the last paragraph, what does "a historical reminder" mean?

-- Section 2 --
In the second paragraph, I note that too many attributive nouns put together make for awkwardness and confusion.  I suggest changing "Forwarding decision-making processes" to "Decision-making processes for forwarding", so it's clear that "forwarding" is a gerund (noun), not a participle (verb).

I suggest removing the word "obviously" from the third paragraph: if it's really obvious, it needn't be said at all, and the word makes it sound haughty.

(Ben Campbell; former steering group member) No Objection

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(Benoît Claise; former steering group member) No Objection

No Objection (2015-05-12 for -02)
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I never realized this was not documented. So thanks for this document.

(Brian Haberman; former steering group member) No Objection

No Objection (2015-05-22 for -02)
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While I find it utterly amazing that this document was even written, I have been exposed to more than a handful of IPv6 implementations that get this wrong. So, I guess we do need a tool to hit folks over the head.

(Deborah Brungard; former steering group member) No Objection

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(Kathleen Moriarty; former steering group member) No Objection

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(Martin Stiemerling; former steering group member) No Objection

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(Spencer Dawkins; former steering group member) No Objection

No Objection (2015-05-28)
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Thank you for documenting this!

(Stephen Farrell; former steering group member) No Objection

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