[rbridge] Consensus Check: Point to Point links
Eastlake III Donald-LDE008
Donald.Eastlake at motorola.com
Wed Oct 3 11:24:26 PDT 2007
That's reasonable. "can be omitted" implies MAY to me.
From: Anoop Ghanwani [mailto:anoop at brocade.com]
Sent: Wednesday, October 03, 2007 12:41 PM
To: Eastlake III Donald-LDE008; Rbridge at postel.org
Subject: RE: [rbridge] Consensus Check: Point to Point links
I'm OK with this as long as the omission of the
outer VLAN tag is a MAY rather than a MUST.
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> Subject: [rbridge] Consensus Check: Point to Point links
> This is a check via the mailing list to confirm or refute an
> apparent consensus from the minutes of the Chicago meeting
> for a change from protocol draft -05:
> If it is known that a link is a point to point link between two
> RBridges, then the outer header, if it is an Ethernet header, can
> have any source and/or destination addresses, those addresses will
> be ignored on receipt, and the outer VLAN tag can be omitted.
> If no particular controversy arises over this in the next two
> weeks, we will declare it to be the working group consensus.
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