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Last Call Review of draft-ietf-6man-ext-transmit-03

Request Review of draft-ietf-6man-ext-transmit
Requested revision No specific revision (document currently at 05)
Type Last Call Review
Team General Area Review Team (Gen-ART) (genart)
Deadline 2013-09-20
Requested 2013-09-12
Authors Brian E. Carpenter , Sheng Jiang
I-D last updated 2013-09-22
Completed reviews Genart Last Call review of -03 by Dan Romascanu (diff)
Genart Telechat review of -04 by Dan Romascanu (diff)
Secdir Last Call review of -03 by Sandra L. Murphy (diff)
Assignment Reviewer Dan Romascanu
State Completed
Request Last Call review on draft-ietf-6man-ext-transmit by General Area Review Team (Gen-ART) Assigned
Reviewed revision 03 (document currently at 05)
Result Ready
Completed 2013-09-22
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Please resolve these comments along with any other Last Call comments you may

Document: draft-ietf-6man-ext-transmit-03
Reviewer: Dan Romascanu
Review Date: 9/19/2013
IETF LC End Date: 9/20/2013
IESG Telechat date: (if known)


Ready (with one minor issue for clarification)

The document is very well written, clearly justified, and the actions required
from IANA are described in details together with their rationale.

Major issues:

Minor issues:

I have only one procedural issue, which should be evaluated IMO by the IESG but
should not prevent the document to be approved. Runing id-nits flags a downref
because of a normative reference to RFC 5201 (experimental). I see that this
was also mentioned in the shepherd submission. However the downref was not
mentioned in the IETF LC.

Note that I would be fine also with moving this reference to an Informational
Reference as it only provides a pointer for one of the initial values in the
Extension Header Types registry

Nits/editorial comments: