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Last Call Review of draft-ietf-bess-bgp-sdwan-usage-14

Request Review of draft-ietf-bess-bgp-sdwan-usage
Requested revision No specific revision (document currently at 23)
Type Last Call Review
Team General Area Review Team (Gen-ART) (genart)
Deadline 2023-08-01
Requested 2023-07-11
Authors Linda Dunbar , Ali Sajassi , John Drake , Basil Najem , Susan Hares
I-D last updated 2023-07-26
Completed reviews Secdir Last Call review of -19 by Stephen Farrell (diff)
Secdir Telechat review of -20 by Stephen Farrell (diff)
Intdir Telechat review of -16 by Juan-Carlos Zúñiga (diff)
Secdir Telechat review of -15 by Stephen Farrell (diff)
Secdir Last Call review of -14 by Stephen Farrell (diff)
Genart Last Call review of -14 by Dan Romascanu (diff)
Rtgdir Early review of -06 by Shuping Peng (diff)
Assignment Reviewer Dan Romascanu
State Completed
Request Last Call review on draft-ietf-bess-bgp-sdwan-usage by General Area Review Team (Gen-ART) Assigned
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Reviewed revision 14 (document currently at 23)
Result Ready w/issues
Completed 2023-07-26
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Document: draft-ietf-bess-bgp-sdwan-usage-14
Reviewer: Dan Romascanu
Review Date: 2023-07-25
IETF LC End Date: 2023-08-01
IESG Telechat date: Not scheduled for a telechat


Major issues:

Minor issues:

1. As SD-WAN is not an IETF work item, it needs to be better defined, possibly
by reference. To understand the concept one needs to go to documents external
to the IETF such as [MEF70.1]. If that is the authoritative reference (or
there) it should be mentioned in the Introduction section.

2. Section 3.1.2

> The client interface of SD-WAN edges can be IP or Ethernet-based.

We need a definition or reference (IEEE 802.3 or MEF) of what is meant by

Nits/editorial comments:

In 4.2 and 6.2.1 MEF70.1 needs to be between brackets (Informational Reference)