steve at nsf.gov
Wed Sep 7 14:37:41 UTC 1994
> So long as ALL NSPs agree to peer at MAE-East then things should be OK, as no
> transit is needed because all the regionals are connected by their individual
> service provider. However there is no REQUIREMENT to peer. I am looking for
> NSF to make this a requirement (at least for a year or so) to ensure continued
> ubiquitous connectivity.
It **IS** a requirement of NSF - if you connect to any NAP, but not if
you connect to MAE-East, the CIX, the GIX, the SWAB or the Dundalk
Consolidated International Three Hundred Baud Interconnect (local reference).
The NSF-sponsored NAPs are the only places where we have the right to
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