Links on the blink - what will/should mci & sprint do?

Tony Li tli at
Tue Nov 28 06:12:59 UTC 1995

   > If we were to seriously adopt the strategy of forwarding even when the
   > destination appears down, it would be necessary to support this in the
   > routing protocols to insure loop avoidance.  This is not out of the
   > realm of theoretical possibility.  However, we're NOT there today.

   Good thing too.  Sounds like one of the worst ideas you've had in a
   very long time.

Thank you, I'm honored.

Just in case anyone else is equally confused, I certainly don't
advocate that as a solution.  It is, however, certainly one point in
the solution space.


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