Robert –

Both OSPF and IS-IS have area identifiers which are advertised.
Why would we need to invent another identifier for an area?


From: Robert Raszuk <>
Sent: Monday, August 03, 2020 10:31 AM
To: Les Ginsberg (ginsberg) <>
Subject: Re: [Lsr] New Version Notification for 


> But currently the draft is defining a SID which is NOT associated with a 
> prefix.
> But if the proposal is to use a SID associated with a prefix then I see no 
> need to invent a new SID advertisement.

How about we first define an "Area Prefix" (IP address being a property of an 
area) then assign SID to it ?

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How odd it may sound I would like to still be able to direct traffic (read ip 
tunnel) traffic to an area without any SID.


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