Why doesn't BGP...

Jon Zeeff jon at branch.net
Sun Nov 10 17:10:02 UTC 1996

Sounds much like pathalias from the uucp days :-).  

> > expired) regarding BGP metrics -- the idea was to have a vector of
> > metrics (one per AS hop) instead of a single scalar metric; and allow
> > network operators to calculate weighted sums to obtain the locally
> > significant scalar metrics.  I.e. a network operator may decide for
> > himself how to interpret BGP metrics coming from different AS-es
> > (or by different paths).

I agree that the current "routing has no relation to congestion"
situation can and should be improved.

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