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

Nick Hilliard <nick@foobar.org> Tue, 14 June 2016 12:08 UTC

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Randy Bush wrote:
> i suggested an example; a corner case.  but corner cases are typical for
> a MUST being a SHOULD

there are a bunch of corner cases associated with this particular situation.

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.

Nick