James Carlson | 7 Feb 17:15 2011

[Fwd: Re: [rbridge] proposed TRILL IS-IS System ID text]

This message was somehow lost in the ether.  I've contacted ietf-action
to see if they can dig up any information.  In any event, sorry, Anoop,
for the inadvertent delay.

James Carlson         42.703N 71.076W         <carlsonj <at> workingcode.com>
From: Anoop Ghanwani <anoop <at> alumni.duke.edu>
Subject: Re: [rbridge] [Pppext] proposed TRILL IS-IS System ID text
Date: 2011-02-05 01:01:35 GMT
On Thu, Jan 27, 2011 at 12:34 PM, James Carlson
<carlsonj <at> workingcode.com> wrote:

> At a minimum, I want to hear from IS-IS and TRILL experts before I go
> ahead with proposing any new random-number-based System ID mechanism.
> If they sign on, then I'll go ahead with it.
> But my off-the-cuff guess is that they'll have objections, and more
> objections probably aren't helpful in getting to consensus.

Coming from the TRILL part of the world, I don't think this is a problem
that needs to be addressed in this draft.  Generating a unique System ID
for IS-IS is an IS-IS problem, and as such should be addressed in the IS-IS
working group.

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