Traffic Engineering (fwd)

John W Stewart III jstewart at
Thu Sep 18 21:48:54 UTC 1997

i know that AS loops were allowed primarily because it could
allow for a partitioned AS to heal itself through other AS(s).
however, i don't know that anyone has ever used it that way
(correct me if i'm wrong), so i'm curious what, if anything,
it *has* been used for


At 05:45 PM 9/18/97 -0400, John G. Scudder wrote:
>John W Stewart III writes:
>> >This is actually useful in some circumstances.
>> serious question:  what circumstances?
>Sean already mentioned one:  Healing a partitioned AS via an external
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