Feedback Requested: Routing Resilience Manifesto

Livingood, Jason Jason_Livingood at
Wed Jul 2 17:05:11 UTC 2014

On the other hand, people will notice & read a Œmanifesto¹. The industry
has preached things like BCP38 for many years with not great progress...

On 7/2/14, 12:20 PM, "William Herrin" <bill at> wrote:

>On Wed, Jul 2, 2014 at 10:23 AM, Andrei Robachevsky
><robachevsky at> wrote:
>> We called this set of recommendations a Routing Resilience Manifesto ­
>> you can find a draft document here:
>First recommendation: ditch the word "manifesto." Manifesto is loaded
>with so many negative connotations that using it in a document
>intended to be taken seriously by professionals is unwise...
>particularly if those professionals will have to beg money from CEOs
>to implement any of the proposals.
>While less catchy, something along the lines of "Minimum Professional
>Routing Standards for Lawfully Operated Networks" is more apt to
>secure the needed cooperation, funding and vendor support.
>Seriously, manifesto? What's next, some routing unabombers? Oh wait, I
>guess we already have those, don't we?
>Bill Herrin
>William D. Herrin ................ herrin at  bill at
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