Telechat Review of draft-ietf-netconf-restconf-17
review-ietf-netconf-restconf-17-genart-telechat-worley-2016-10-07-00

Request Review of draft-ietf-netconf-restconf
Requested rev. no specific revision (document currently at 18)
Type Telechat Review
Team General Area Review Team (Gen-ART) (genart)
Deadline 2016-10-11
Requested 2016-09-26
Other Reviews Genart Early review of -09 by Robert Sparks (diff)
Genart Last Call review of -15 by Robert Sparks (diff)
Genart Last Call review of -15 by Dale Worley (diff)
Secdir Early review of -09 by Liang Xia (diff)
Secdir Last Call review of -15 by Liang Xia (diff)
Opsdir Early review of -13 by Lionel Morand (diff)
Review State Completed
Reviewer Dale Worley
Review review-ietf-netconf-restconf-17-genart-telechat-worley-2016-10-07
Posted at https://www.ietf.org/mail-archive/web/netconf/current/msg11811.html
Reviewed rev. 17 (document currently at 18)
Review result Ready
Draft last updated 2016-10-07
Review completed: 2016-10-07

Review
review-ietf-netconf-restconf-17-genart-telechat-worley-2016-10-07

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Document: draft-ietf-netconf-restconf-17
Reviewer: Dale R. Worley
Review Date: 2016-10-07
IETF LC End Date: 2016-08-03
IESG Telechat date: 2016-10-13

Summary:

This draft is ready for publication as a Standards Track RFC.

This is a comparison of draft-ietf-netconf-restconf-17 against my review
for draft-ietf-netconf-restconf-16.  In my opinion, all review items
have been resolved.  I am repeating the following item because its
resolution is by recognizing an error in the referenced RFC 6415, which
perhaps ought to be considered by the IESG:

    The draft makes use of reltive URLs as values of the href
    attribute of the Link element in XRD documents (RFC 6415).
    Relative links are not usually considered to be "URIs", but rather
    "URI-references" (RFC 3986 section 4.1), and RFC 6415 uses "URI"
    consistently, not "URI-reference".  Also, all examples in RFC 6415
    show complete URIs.

Note that the above issue has been resolved with the understanding
that RFC 6415 is incorrectly stated, and it seems to have always been
intended to allow relative URLs in XRD:  Compare with its source,
Extensible Resource Descriptor (XRD) Version 1.0
(

http://docs.oasis-open.org/xri/xrd/v1.0/xrd-1.0.html

) sections 2.6
and 1.5.2.  This issue has been filed as erratum 4811 to RFC 6415
(

https://www.rfc-editor.org/errata_search.php?eid=4811

).

Dale