too many routes

Dorian R. Kim dorian at
Thu Sep 11 23:33:29 UTC 1997

On Thu, 11 Sep 1997, Richard Irving wrote:

>   Oh, 2 things come to mind, my variability throughout an ATM cloud is
> greatly reduced versus a routing cloud, a cell requires WAY less time to
> cross a switches backplane, versus a  packet through a router. And
> seriuosly less time to determine where to send it...

Hmm... I thought we went over this fallacy not that long ago on NANOG.
Please look up the past NANOG thread with subject _Internet Backbone


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