The Attitude (was: the Internet Backbone)

Paul Ferguson pferguso at
Wed Apr 17 03:32:39 UTC 1996

At 04:39 PM 4/16/96 -0400, Avi Freedman wrote:

>> Exponential backoff works well, too bad the code base that does
>> route flap damping isn't really stable enough for production
>> use in large parts of the Internet.
>I think the code base that does route flap damp(en)ing is in use in
>large parts of the Internet...

I would have a tendency to agree with you on this datapoint.  :-)

- paul

>> Jeremy Porter, Freeside Communications, Inc.      jerry at

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