Telechat Review of draft-ietf-bfd-seamless-ip-04

Request Review of draft-ietf-bfd-seamless-ip
Requested rev. no specific revision (document currently at 06)
Type Telechat Review
Team General Area Review Team (Gen-ART) (genart)
Deadline 2016-05-03
Requested 2016-04-12
Authors Carlos Pignataro, David Ward, Nobo Akiya
Draft last updated 2016-05-04
Completed reviews Genart Last Call review of -03 by Dan Romascanu (diff)
Genart Telechat review of -04 by Dan Romascanu (diff)
Opsdir Last Call review of -03 by Ron Bonica (diff)
Assignment Reviewer Dan Romascanu 
State Completed
Review review-ietf-bfd-seamless-ip-04-genart-telechat-romascanu-2016-05-04
Reviewed rev. 04 (document currently at 06)
Review result Ready with Issues
Review completed: 2016-05-04


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Document: draft-ietf-bfd-seamless-ip-03

Reviewer: Dan Romascanu

Review Date: 2016/3/29

IETF LC End Date: 2016/4/12

IESG Telechat date: 2016/5/5


Summary: Ready with minor issues


The document is well written and complete, but requires a good understanding of BFD (RFC 5880, RFC 5881) and of the use-cases (draft-ietf-bfd-seamless-use-case) document. A few minor issues are listed below, it would be good to address
 them, but none is a show-stopper. 


Major issues:


Minor issues:




This document extends the usage of port 3785 adding the function of being the destination port for the S-BFD echo packets. Should not this be regarded as an update of RFC 5881 and mentioned as such on the front



In the IANA considerations section – when this I-D is approved and becomes an RFC, should not the Reference (REQUIRED) become this RFC – a more stable reference that the draft-akiya-bfd-seamless-ip?


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