Telechat Review of draft-ietf-mptcp-api-06

Request Review of draft-ietf-mptcp-api
Requested rev. no specific revision (document currently at 07)
Type Telechat Review
Team General Area Review Team (Gen-ART) (genart)
Deadline 2012-11-13
Requested 2012-11-01
Authors Michael Scharf, Alan Ford
Draft last updated 2012-11-15
Completed reviews Genart Last Call review of -05 by Ben Campbell (diff)
Genart Telechat review of -06 by Ben Campbell (diff)
Assignment Reviewer Ben Campbell 
State Completed Snapshot
Review review-ietf-mptcp-api-06-genart-telechat-campbell-2012-11-15
Reviewed rev. 06 (document currently at 07)
Review result Ready with Nits
Review completed: 2012-11-15


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Document: draft-ietf-mptcp-api-06
Reviewer: Ben Campbell	
Review Date: 2012-11-12
IESG Telechat date: 2012-11-15

Summary: This draft is basically ready for publication as an informational RFC. All of the comments from my Gen-ART review of version 05 at IETF last call have been dealt with to my satisfaction in the draft or in email, save the one minor issue below.

Major issues:

Minor issues:

I made the following comment at last call. It's not a show stopper, but I think it should be considered:

> -- It seems like at least passing knowledge of the sockets API is needed to understand this document. I'm curious why the POSIX reference is informational rather than normative?

The authors indicated they believed the reference at the end of paragraph 3 of section 1 to be truly informational. However, I called out an mention at the beginning of the same paragraph that should have included a citation, and that I thought that citation would justify a normative reference. The authors added the citation in version 06, but the reference is still informational.

Nits/editorial comments:

IDNits reports that "A later version (-12) exists of