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RFC 3973, "Protocol Independent Multicast - Dense Mode (PIM-DM): Protocol Specification (Revised)", January 2005

Source of RFC: pim (rtg)

Errata ID: 3286
Status: Rejected
Type: Editorial
Publication Format(s) : TEXT

Reported By: Joseph Weinstein
Date Reported: 2012-07-16
Rejected by: Adrian Farrel
Date Rejected: 2012-08-22

Section 4.5 says:

(Additional subection)

It should say:

4.5.3 Receiving State Refresh Messages

When a State Refresh message is received, it may trigger state 
transitions to the upstream state machine and related actions, 
as described in Section 4.4.  It is then forwarded in accordance 
with Section 4.5.1.


For clarity and completeness, an additional subsection is required to 4.5 describing the actions to be taken when a state refresh message is received. Since these actions have already been specified in Sections 4.4 and 4.5.1, it should be sufficient to simply refer to these sections. Without this additional subsection, an implementer could easily miss an important step in the processing of received state refresh messages.
This may be fine and useful, but it does not qualify as Errata because it is
introducing new text and material.

If the WG feels strongly about this, it can be brought forward as a small
Informational I-D or included in an update of this RFC.

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