Re: [Idr] BGP Attribute for Large communities (Attribute 30) was squatted on - Let's get a new attribute number (1 week WG call (10/18 to 10/25)

Christopher Morrow <morrowc.lists@gmail.com> Wed, 26 October 2016 05:13 UTC

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Subject: Re: [Idr] BGP Attribute for Large communities (Attribute 30) was squatted on - Let's get a new attribute number (1 week WG call (10/18 to 10/25)
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On Wed, Oct 26, 2016 at 12:49 AM, Randy Bush <randy@psg.com>; wrote:

> > Is that about it? Why don't we just go back to assigning the next
> > available and deal with the problem(s) as they arise?
>
> another reason i think this may be a prudent path is that squatting
> should not be condoned; the result would be entropic.
>
>
this was my point, sorry for getting a bit lost along the way; "If we keep
letting squatting be successful we're boned."