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Title: Recommendation for Not Using AS_SET
and AS_CONFED_SET in BGP
Author: W. Kumari, K. Sriram
Status: Best Current Practice
Date: December 2011
ksriram@... Pages: 5
See Also: BCP0172
This document recommends against the use of the AS_SET and
AS_CONFED_SET types of the AS_PATH in BGPv4. This is done to
simplify the design and implementation of BGP and to make the
semantics of the originator of a route more clear. This will also
simplify the design, implementation, and deployment of ongoing work
in the Secure Inter-Domain Routing Working Group. This memo documents
an Internet Best Current Practice.
This document is a product of the Inter-Domain Routing Working Group of the IETF.
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