Re: [Idr] Squatters (Was: BGP Attribute for Large communities (Attribute 30) was squatted on..)

Thomas Mangin <thomas.mangin@exa.net.uk> Fri, 28 October 2016 15:35 UTC

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Subject: Re: [Idr] Squatters (Was: BGP Attribute for Large communities (Attribute 30) was squatted on..)
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> On 28 Oct 2016, at 14:05, Mikael Abrahamsson <swmike@swm.pp.se>; wrote:
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> On Fri, 28 Oct 2016, Thomas Mangin wrote:
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>> So... Should it recommend treat as withdraw if seen in the wild wild DFZ ?
> 
> What's the benefit of that? Why make these codepoints unusable forever?

Yes, make sure that they are not uselessly carried on the DFZ.
I can see the argument for ‘doing nothing’ tho.

Thomas