Global BGP community values?

Randy, said:

i have a business relationship with my direct neighbors under which
we can negotiate traffic patterns. i do not have a business
relationship with a 'distant' network.

As usual you explicated my point better than I could. Just as you
need reasonably powerful tools to filter route announcements, you
need *at least* a binary setting to determine whether or not
to propagate and/or act on these additional attributes, and preferably
better tools to modify them too. While community handling is there,
the tools to make it useful are not. Thus removing any of the
"well it's here now" advantages.