The Big Squeeze

Scott Huddle huddle at
Sun Mar 2 22:03:38 UTC 1997

At 10:00 AM 3/2/97 -0500, Paul Ferguson wrote:
>This is not to say that [ISPs] could be economical incentivized to
>accept routes for arbitrarily long prefixes.

I'll assert that if the costs of accepting a route announcement are
non-zero that this can only happen if there is a market for
announcements and a system of settlements between providers.

If the costs are zero, then why have the filters?  

Redirected to piara.


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