coprorations using BGP for advertising prefixes in mid-1990s
tony.li at tony.li
Thu May 12 18:47:54 CDT 2011
On May 12, 2011, at 2:37 PM, Kevin Oberman wrote:
> Does no one remember EGP? ASNs are MUCH older than BGP. And we were
> using BGPv3 prior to the existence of V4. We used BGPv4 back in the days
> when Tony Li would chastise us for reporting a bug in a 10 day old Cisco
> build saying that we could not expect BGPv4 code over a week old to
> work. He felt that we should deploy new code daily.
To be fair, that was for folks on the isp-geeks mailing list, who were effectively doing alpha test with me. I was fixing about 1 significant bug per day and doing at least one release per day. 10 day old code was missing at least 10 fixes... ;-) And that was BGP3. BGP4 was the next developer.
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