economic value of low AS numbers

Sebastian Spies s+Mailinglisten.nanog at sloc.de
Thu Nov 17 09:04:12 CST 2011


Hi Dave,


On 17.11.2011 15:53, Dave Hart wrote:

> I recognize there's no practical shortage of AS numbers.  BGP's
> preference for low AS numbers doesn't come into play much.  On the
> other hand, a low AS number can't hurt at the human level when
> negotiating peering or attracting customers.
Could you explain, what you mean with "BGP's preference for low AS
numbers".


Sebastian






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