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Last Call Review of draft-ietf-mops-streaming-opcons-10

Request Review of draft-ietf-mops-streaming-opcons
Requested revision No specific revision (document currently at 10)
Type Last Call Review
Team Ops Directorate (opsdir)
Deadline 2022-05-06
Requested 2022-04-22
Requested by Éric Vyncke
Authors Jake Holland , Ali C. Begen , Spencer Dawkins
Draft last updated 2022-05-06
Completed reviews Intdir Last Call review of -10 by Tommy Pauly
Opsdir Last Call review of -10 by Linda Dunbar
Tsvart Last Call review of -10 by Michael Scharf
Artart Last Call review of -10 by Valery Smyslov
This is the first MOPS WG document and it has interesting contents for transport, Internet, ART, and operations. So, I will appreciate a last call review by your directorate.


Assignment Reviewer Linda Dunbar
State Completed
Review review-ietf-mops-streaming-opcons-10-opsdir-lc-dunbar-2022-05-06
Posted at
Reviewed revision 10
Result Has Nits
Completed 2022-05-06
I have reviewed this document as part of the Ops area directorate's ongoing
effort to review all IETF documents being processed by the IESG.  These
comments were written primarily for the benefit of the Ops area directors.
Document editors and WG chairs should treat these comments just like any other
last-call comments.

Summary: the document describes many issues associated with streaming video.
The description is very clear and it is very useful to have those problems

Some questions for the description of Section 3.2
 The first bullet describes the Media server's adjusting bandwidth in
 responding to the application-level feedback that indicates a bottleneck link
 somewhere along the path.

Question 1: is the "Link" in the sentence referring to the physical link
between two routers along the path? How can application know the all the links
along the path from the server to itself? let alone detecting which link is the

 The second bullet describes the Media servers adjusting bandwidth by
 implementing some forms of congestion control that probe for bandwidth.
The conclusion says that the QoE is poorer when the two methods don't

Question 2: Both methods are implemented on the Media server, they should
coordinate by nature, aren't they?

Thank you very much,
Linda Dunbar