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Last Call Review of draft-ietf-grow-irr-routing-policy-considerations-05

Request Review of draft-ietf-grow-irr-routing-policy-considerations
Requested revision No specific revision (document currently at 06)
Type Last Call Review
Team Ops Directorate (opsdir)
Deadline 2014-12-01
Requested 2014-11-18
Authors Danny R. McPherson , Shane Amante , Eric Osterweil , Larry Blunk , Dave Mitchell
I-D last updated 2014-12-01
Completed reviews Genart Last Call review of -05 by Alexey Melnikov (diff)
Secdir Last Call review of -05 by Takeshi Takahashi (diff)
Opsdir Last Call review of -05 by Kiran K. Chittimaneni (diff)
Rtgdir Early review of -05 by Terry Manderson (diff)
Assignment Reviewer Kiran K. Chittimaneni
State Completed
Request Last Call review on draft-ietf-grow-irr-routing-policy-considerations by Ops Directorate Assigned
Reviewed revision 05 (document currently at 06)
Result Ready
Completed 2014-12-01

As a member of the Operations Directorate, I have reviewed the

following draft for its operational impact. These comments have been

written primarily for the benefit of the operations area directors.

Document editors and WG chairs should treat these comments just like

any other last call comments. I hope these comments are clear and


IRR & Routing Policy Configuration Considerations

Intended status: Informational

This document catalogs past issues influencing the efficacy of

Internet Routing Registries (IRR) for inter-domain routing policy

specification and application in the global routing system over the

past two decades.  It also discusses, which of these issues are still

problematic and which aren't.

I feel that this document is generally ready.

Non-technical question for authors:

From Summary section: "Because of this state increase, the potential

to model all policies for all ASes in all routers may still remain


While English is not my first language, I'm not sure if you meant

'elusive' instead of 'illusive'. While the word could certainly be

used here, I'm not sure if you're implying whether the potential is

hard to get to (elusive), or merely an illusion that isn't or won't be

real (illusive).