Last Call Review of draft-ietf-ippm-initial-registry-12

Request Review of draft-ietf-ippm-initial-registry
Requested rev. no specific revision (document currently at 16)
Type Last Call Review
Team General Area Review Team (Gen-ART) (genart)
Deadline 2019-11-06
Requested 2019-10-23
Authors Al Morton, Marcelo Bagnulo, Philip Eardley, Kevin D'Souza
Draft last updated 2019-11-01
Completed reviews Genart Last Call review of -12 by Joel Halpern (diff)
Secdir Last Call review of -12 by Paul Wouters (diff)
Assignment Reviewer Joel Halpern 
State Completed
Review review-ietf-ippm-initial-registry-12-genart-lc-halpern-2019-11-01
Posted at
Reviewed rev. 12 (document currently at 16)
Review result Ready
Review completed: 2019-11-01


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Document: draft-ietf-ippm-initial-registry-12
Reviewer: Joel Halpern
Review Date: 2019-11-01
IETF LC End Date: 2019-11-06
IESG Telechat date: Not scheduled for a telechat

Summary: This document is ready for publication as a Proposed Standard

Side note: I presume that as part of the process for draft-ietf-ippm-metric-registry (the normative reference the defines the structure used in this document) there has been discussion with IANA explicitly about the fact that this registry has an extremely large number of columns, some with extremely verbose content, and it will likely take some work for IANA to determine how to present this in a human-readable fashion?  And the lesser point that is probably covered by existing procedures, but I wanted to check, that IANA is prepared to fill in the URLs scattered throughout the document?

Second note:  I did not review the accuracy of the descriptions of the metrics, but only looked for clarity.  This is material well known to the WG, and mostly derived from other documents this or closely related working groups have produced.

Major issues: N/A

Minor issues: 
    For those entries that are defining two (or more) closely related metrics, should the document actually have two (or more) lines for URL, since the text says that IANA is to assign two URLs.  (And the list of differing fields should presumably include URL?)

    In the first part of section 5, there is a note about potentially splitting the registry entry into two registry entries.  I can not understand the note.  The registry is either defined with one entry or defined with two entries.  Is this still an open item?  (If so, my "ready" above clearly should be "Ready with issues.")  I think it is just an erroneous retention of text from earlier?

Nits/editorial comments: 
    If there are no roles to define in 5.3.6, shouldn't it say "N/A"

    Some comments and remarks say "None" which makes sense.  Some say "Additional (Informational) details for this entry" which seems to be text left over from the template that should say "None"?