Telechat Review of draft-ietf-ospf-te-metric-extensions-09

Request Review of draft-ietf-ospf-te-metric-extensions
Requested rev. no specific revision (document currently at 11)
Type Telechat Review
Team General Area Review Team (Gen-ART) (genart)
Deadline 2015-01-06
Requested 2014-12-29
Other Reviews Secdir Last Call review of -08 by Ólafur Guðmundsson (diff)
Opsdir Last Call review of -08 by Menachem Dodge (diff)
Review State Completed
Reviewer Martin Thomson
Review review-ietf-ospf-te-metric-extensions-09-genart-telechat-thomson-2014-12-29
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Review result Ready with Nits
Draft last updated 2014-12-29
Review completed: 2014-12-29


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Document: draft-ietf-ospf-te-metric-extensions-09
Reviewer: Martin Thomson
Review Date: 2014-12-29
IETF LC End Date: 2014-12-24 (nice)
IESG Telechat date: 2015-01-08

Summary: Good for PS with some minor issues.


I find it a little disappointing that measurement techniques are so
nebulously defined.  Values are measured over "a period" using "some
method, which might be RFC 6374".  The "A" bit threshold is "a
configured value".  That means that a consumer of this information has
to take a lot on faith.  I have to assume that this is because we
can't do better.

Minor issues:
Please ensure that all the field descriptions include some textual
indication of the size of the field.  Type and length are always 16
bits each, so those can be assumed from RFC 3630.

As above, please specify the specific IEEE 754 floating point format,
i.e., "single precision".  Otherwise you have to look at the figures
to work out how many bits to use for the value and figures should be
strictly informational.

Section 10 is missing a period.