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Re: Open Issue 6: Associations ID -> Selection Path
Ok, I made the modifications for the new draft that I will be posting soon.
I also prefer Selection Path.
Benoit Claise wrote:
The PSAMP open issue 6 is the following:
Even if the notion of Associations ID is mentioned in [PSAMP-TECH],
maybe a term such as SelectionPath or PathID would be more
The background of this issue is the following.
[PSAMP-TECH] specifies the Associations ID like this:
ASSOCIATIONS Values: <STREAM ID, IPFIX Metering process ID,
IPFIX Exporting process ID, IDs of other associated processes>
With STREAM ID: Observation point ID AND List of SELECTOR_IDs
However, we concluded during the last IETF meeting that we don't need
the IPFIX Metering and Exporting Process ID.
So we're left with:
Values: <Observation point ID, List of SELECTOR_IDs>
Since we don't associate anymore the observation point with
processes, it was proposed to change the name:
from "Associations ID" to "Selection Path" or "Path ID".
Personally, I prefer the Selection Path term, along with the
For the simple reason that we speak of selection methods all over in
the PSAMP drafts.
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