building a better route reflector

Why don't we dump IP routeing and have one big supernet on one big
bridge peice of ethernet? Wouldn't life be simple!

It would still be difficult to tune traffic without my /24 annoucements
being heard. It could work if we used global 802.1q tags instead of
ASN's, although it probably would help if we add a couple octets to the
VLAN ID. The equivalent of as_path could be stored similar to IP RR,
moving processing overhead to a lower layer.

We would also need a global tag registry, which I would be happy to host
in our world-class NOC. It's a great place to work, and stays toasty
warm even on cold winter days.

Dalph "Wiggum" Roncaster
div. of Mad Clue Consulting Group

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