[Nfd-dev] Proposed NDN spec change

Junxiao Shi shijunxiao at email.arizona.edu
Mon Jun 22 21:25:56 PDT 2015

Hi Jeff

FreshnessPeriod is a nonNegativeInteger, whose upper bound is 2^64-1.
This upper bound value gives a FreshnessPeriod that is millions of years,
which is practically "always fresh".
It's unnecessary to have a special FreshnessPeriod value to indicate
"always fresh".

Yours, Junxiao

On Wed, Jun 10, 2015 at 9:27 PM, Burke, Jeff <jburke at remap.ucla.edu> wrote:

> Would it make sense to provide a way to encode whether the packet should
> be considered "always fresh" or "always stale" explicitly?
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