Filtering of Overlapping Routes

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This document proposes an optional mechanism to remove a prefix when it overlaps with a functionally equivalent shorter prefix. The proposed mechanism does not require any changes to the BGP protocol.


Russ White (
Alvaro Retana (
Susan Hares (

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