Re: [Idr] Mirja Kühlewind's No Objection on draft-ietf-idr-ix-bgp-route-server-11: (with COMMENT)

"Mirja Kuehlewind (IETF)" <ietf@kuehlewind.net> Fri, 17 June 2016 10:45 UTC

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Hi all,

sorry for my late reply. Yes, that was not capturing my point. Please provide some reasoning with the SHOULD is not a MUST. What are the cases where you should not follow the SHOULD.

Mirja


> Am 14.06.2016 um 19:08 schrieb Randy Bush <randy@psg.com>;:
> 
>> Does the proposed wording work for you?
>> 
>>> While it is technically possible to operate a route server which
>>> prepends its own AS to the AS_PATH, it is not recommended to do so
>>> because creating an undesirably longer AS_PATH may adversely affect
>>> the resulting network topology between the route server clients.
> 
> i suspect that the AD is competent to speak for herself.  but imiho this
> misses her point, why is the SHOULD not a MUST?  this says why it might
> be a MUST.  why allow the loophole?  i admit my example was baroque.
> 
> randy