avg at sprint.net
Thu Jan 26 02:03:52 UTC 1995
>I would say that it's better to have the route go away and let the user
>know about it than to throw data into the bit bucket.
Static routes shouldn't go away. It was a cheap shot to help
people who can't configure dynamic routing properly.
>Maybe we could compromise on an option to leave the route there when the
>circuit goes down,
It has to be default to take any effect on global routing flap.
Non-default options aren't used by those without a clue; and
it is precisely netadmins whith no clue whose networks do most
harm to the Internet.
>for those network managers who want to receive calls
>from users saying "My data went into the bit bucket" and then spend some
>time to figure out that it's because the circuit went down.
Those "managers" got to fix their routing, ok?
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