asp at uunet.uu.net
Mon Sep 12 17:37:33 UTC 1994
> Actually, I think the RA (in the context of coordinated routing registries
> and route servers) does provide a gain. Virtually all the RIPE papers (ripe81
> and derivitives) indicate that a common route registry will become a critical
> component in the internet. (RIPE has had a functioning RS @ mae-east for
> a number of years now) The use of such services has several advantages,
> including reducing the number of peers that you MUST peer with. None of this
> precludes your ability to set up as many bilateral arraingments as you as an
> ISP, feel you need.
Please be careful about mixing route registries and route servers. I
think each serves different purposes & different arguements can be made
for the usefulness of each.
I presonally am not yet sure of the usefulness of route servers.
However I do think that route registries are very useful.
--asp at uunet.uu.net (Andrew Partan)
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