On Tue, Apr 10, 2018 at 09:45:02AM +0000, Jiangyuanlong wrote: > I also don't like when standards bodies are playing with deviations. They are > meant to be a last resort for implementors that are unable to follow a > standard. If a standard requires the use of deviations, the value of the > standard is diluted. And if an implementor would want to deviate from the > standard, how would he deviate from the deviation?
> [Yuanlong] we are not targeting to use these codes in our standards, but > trying to simulate some possible derived implementations. In the past, there > was no unified MIB standards for IEEE 1588, this resulted in very diversified > practices in its management. Then it seems a deviation is a proper way to declare that this leaf is not configurable in a given implementation. /js -- Juergen Schoenwaelder Jacobs University Bremen gGmbH Phone: +49 421 200 3587 Campus Ring 1 | 28759 Bremen | Germany Fax: +49 421 200 3103 <https://www.jacobs-university.de/> _______________________________________________ netmod mailing list firstname.lastname@example.org https://www.ietf.org/mailman/listinfo/netmod