Mapping Stability/Storage (was Re: M-Label or MVALID, and dangers with mappings?)

Andrew Sullivan ajs at
Mon Apr 13 16:50:47 CEST 2009

On Sun, Apr 12, 2009 at 03:34:55AM -0400, John C Klensin wrote:

> the original, or another variation.   The standard is at least
> moderately clear that I should get back what is stored, 

Whatever the standard may or may not be clear about, in actual fact
most of the time you get what you sent, because all the other
instances of the label in the response are just compression pointers.
Mark Andrews has argued that it should not be thus, but it appears to
me there are people who rely on this feature.


Andrew Sullivan
ajs at
Shinkuro, Inc.

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