[asn32] Re: RPSL support for 32 bit ASN
Denis Walker denis at ripe.net
Fri Aug 18 15:41:10 CEST 2006
Mark Prior wrote: > Henk Uijterwaal (RIPE NCC) wrote: > >> Question: How to adapt RPSL for this? >> >> Solutions: >> >> 1) Change the definition in RFC2622 to >> >> <as-number> An AS number x is represented as the string "AS[0-9]+ >> or AS[0-9]+.[0-9]+. (In other words, follow the Michealson draft). >> >> 2) Other? If so, what? > > > It would seem sensible to follow the draft rather than create > confusion by trying something different. Of course some implements may > not have a bounds check on the max size of an AS number. But they may consider it to be an integer and the new syntax will be x.y. cheers denis > > Is it worth doing another update to RPSL to include this and some > other low hanging fruit? > > Mark.
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