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

Randy Bush <randy@psg.com> Tue, 14 June 2016 17:08 UTC

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> 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