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 04:28 UTC

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> Let's observe that nothing prevents such "one" to extend it's inbound
> AS_PATH for nets he learns from RS with additional AS to make it less
> preffered ... without any special action to be taken by RS itself.
>>> i think what might be said is "creating an undesirably longer AS_PATH"
>>> and thus biasing receivers against using the exchange.
>>
>> my bad (trans-pac and not enough coffee).  we're discussing the
>> opposite, why one might want the RS to have an AS in my path.  well, to
>> me it would be because i have one a path directly from peer and one via
>> the RS.  i would prefer the former.  see draft-ietf-idr-rs-bfd-01.txt
>> for why i kinda like to know layer two is up.

and the sender can prepend when sending to the RS.  and and and.  the
point is not to explore all possible hacks, but to explain why this
SHOULD is not a MUST.

life can be simple.

randy