Re: [Idr] BGP Attribute for Large communities (Attribute 30) was squatted on - Let's get a new attribute number (1 week WG call (10/18 to 10/25)

heasley <heas@shrubbery.net> Wed, 26 October 2016 16:57 UTC

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Subject: Re: [Idr] BGP Attribute for Large communities (Attribute 30) was squatted on - Let's get a new attribute number (1 week WG call (10/18 to 10/25)
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Wed, Oct 26, 2016 at 12:43:23AM -0700, Brian Dickson:
> Rather than deprecate the two sequential values, why not reserve a small range which includes those values, for non-permanent reservations for vendor development use? Say 30-35 inclusive?

isnt this bgp path attribute 255?