[rbridge] Use of 802.1ah Encaps
Ali Sajassi (sajassi)
sajassi at cisco.com
Thu Dec 7 20:59:25 PST 2006
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Gray, Eric [mailto:Eric.Gray at marconi.com]
> Sent: Thursday, December 07, 2006 5:48 AM
> To: Joe Touch; Ali Sajassi (sajassi)
> Cc: Developing a hybrid router/bridge.
> Subject: RE: [rbridge] Use of 802.1ah Encaps
> It is not as simple as this.
> The IETF has already established a precedent for
> Ethernet encapsulation of SHIM-encapsulated Ethernet. It's
> only trying to see this as a single encapsulation, that
> causes people to conclude we are inventing a new form of
> Ethernet encapsulation.
> Other than inappropriate "designing committee"
> discussion at the last IETF meeting, we have not been
> attempting to design any new Ethernet encapsulation. And I
> believe we should safely conclude, at this point, that the
> discussion that took place on this topic at the TRILL meeting
> last month can be closed and considered to have been
> completely unproductive.
I think it is always good to have discussions among ourselves to see how
we can leverage each other expertise and technology and whether what you
are doing can be leveraged in other applications. The basic premise in
here is that there is a good level of overlap among different areas that
are being worked on by different WGs, and we will do each other as well
as industry a great service if we can come up with a common solution
> Big surprise...
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: rbridge-bounces at postel.org
> > [mailto:rbridge-bounces at postel.org] On Behalf Of Joe Touch
> > Sent: Wednesday, December 06, 2006 10:23 PM
> > To: Ali Sajassi (sajassi)
> > Cc: Developing a hybrid router/bridge.
> > Subject: Re: [rbridge] Use of 802.1ah Encaps
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