Deborah,

Thanks for your review and feedback. You are spot on. If the document was 
talking about only VPLS/PBB-VPLS or EVPN/PBB-EVPN, then BCP would be 
appropriate but this document specifies the mechanism needed for an 
EVPN/PBB-EVPN PEs to simultaneously interoperate with both EVPN/PBB-EVPN and 
VPLS/PBB-VPLS PEs. It specifies the control-plane and forwarding behavior for 
unicast, multicast, discovery of VPN members, and MAC mobility in context of 
such a mix mode. 

Regards,
Ali

´╗┐On 1/9/19, 1:05 PM, "Deborah Brungard" <db3...@att.com> wrote:

    Deborah Brungard has entered the following ballot position for
    draft-ietf-bess-evpn-vpls-seamless-integ-05: Yes
    
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    I agree with the current status as PS. While it does not define new
    codepoints or protocol extensions, it defines new mechanisms
    which need to be supported by all (PBB-)EVPN nodes. The mechanisms
    are not supported by operational configuration, they are new
    mechanisms which need to be supported by the node itself.
    
    A BCP/Informational status would be appropriate if this document
    was only defining the procedures related to the VPLS or PBB-VPLS
    PEs. For those nodes, there is no change, as all the new mechanisms
    supporting seamless integration need to be supported on the EVPN nodes.
    
    
    

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