Re: [Idr] [internet-drafts@ietf.org: I-D Action: draft-haas-idr-extended-experimental-00.txt]

heasley <heas@shrubbery.net> Tue, 01 November 2016 18:45 UTC

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Tue, Nov 01, 2016 at 06:38:30PM +0000, Nick Hilliard:
> Jeffrey Haas wrote:
> > There's a larger conversation to be had about proper stewardship and use of
> > code points of all sorts, but path attributes have our attention for the
> > moment.
> > 
> > A quick draft for consideration and to motivate discussion.
> 
> this is an interesting approach and I like it.  Despite the warnings in
> the document, vendors are likely to want to do vendor-specific things on
> a permanent basis, but this is probably unavoidable and not necessarily
> a bad thing either - there are plenty of other situations where
> vendor-specific attributes are used to good effect.
> 
> I'd like to see this idea progress.

perhaps encouraging its use for vendor-specific stuff isnt a bad idea.

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