NANOG/IEPG/ISOC's current role

Michael Dillon michael at
Wed Apr 3 03:30:03 UTC 1996

On Tue, 2 Apr 1996, Paul Ferguson wrote:

> At 04:26 PM 4/2/96 -0800, Michael Dillon wrote:
> >On Tue, 2 Apr 1996, Curtis Villamizar wrote:
> >
> >> If the providers were to relax the requirements to renumber when
> >> moving to another provider or when dual homing, the problem of the 
> >> TWD would not be growing at its current rate.
> >
> >Hmmm.... ISP has T1 to SPRINT, wants to switch to MCI, SPRINT says, OK
> >you have a choice, either renumber or pay us to route your traffic to MCI 
> >via a private exchange point so we don't have to knock holes in our 
> >aggregate. That way you can use SPRINT's addresses and MCI's T1, but for 
> >a fee.
> >
> And the global routing table grows.

If this is done with a private two-party exchange point, then can't it 
also be done without any change in the global routing table?

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