[db-wg] Proxy proposal large communities
Mark Prior mrp at mrp.net
Sun Nov 12 15:41:46 CET 2017
On 13/11/17 00:58, Job Snijders wrote: > On Sun, 12 Nov 2017 at 15:17, Mark Prior via db-wg <db-wg at ripe.net > <mailto:db-wg at ripe.net>> wrote: > > Wouldn't it be better to just change the definition of community in the > RPSL dictionary so that a community of <digit>+ ":" <digit>+ ":" > <digit>+ is valid and then have the tools either barf if they don't > understand or do "the right thing"? That would seem more consistent with > the current scheme where a community can either be an integer or > <digit>+ ":" <digit>+. > > > > That goes against the documented recommendations on how to upgrade RPSL. That's not my reading of RFC 2622 section 10.1. My suggestions seems consistent with the change to route damping mentioned in that section. > I assume a router that can deal with large communities will accept > standard ones in the same clauses if someone wants to do that for local > use only communities. > > > > Unfortunately your assumption is wrong. That is unfortunate. Mark.
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