Calculator written in route-map

Mikael Abrahamsson swmike at
Tue Apr 1 15:23:43 UTC 2014

On Tue, 1 Apr 2014, Job Snijders wrote:

> Do you often find yourself in need of a simple calculator, and all you 
> have available to you is a Brocade or Cisco IOS router?  No longer will 
> you experience the horror and dread of mental arithmetics. The route-map 
> calculator is here!

Is this meant as a proof that we need better operators for doing stuff 
based on contents of bgp communities? Because I concur that this is 

Making it understand that "65000:65003" 65000:6500x" means take X and 
prepend your own ASn X times, and not have to do this explicitly.

Mikael Abrahamsson    email: swmike at

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