The Big Squeeze

Alan Barrett apb at
Mon Mar 3 11:07:42 UTC 1997

> Also, it is thought that longer prefixes tend to flap more than shorter.

That's not because of the prefix length per se; it's because shorter
prefixes tend to be associated with a greater number of reachable
destinations per prefix, and that tends to imply better infrastructure
and more opportunities for aggregation and hold-ups.

--apb (Alan Barrett)

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