Upstream BGP community support

Randy Bush randy at
Mon Nov 2 05:46:59 CST 2009

Richard A Steenbergen wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 02, 2009 at 05:19:32AM -0500, Randy Bush wrote:
>> i try to use as few tricks, knobs, and clever things as possible and
>> still get my job done.  i try to be extremely conscious of, and minimal,
>> when what i am doing effects or is visible to my neighbors and/or the
>> global net.  
>> i try to complicate the internals of my network as little as possible,
>> after all, complexity == opex and i value my time, it is a non-renewable
>> resource.
>> i prefer to be seen as an old and lazy minimalist, not a clever person.
>> clever was a pejorative where/when i was brought up.
> Translation:
> <randybush> You damn kids! Get off my lawn!


> But seriously now, the reason we have these squishy things taking up
> space between our ears in the first place is so we can come up with new
> ideas and better ways to solve our problems. 

and they need not be cute, clever, or complex.  unless we did not get
enough strokes as a kid.


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