BBN Peering issues

Jay R. Ashworth jra at
Thu Aug 13 21:47:09 UTC 1998

On Thu, Aug 13, 1998 at 07:49:06AM -0700, Robert Bowman wrote:
> And, in actuality, the business decision is quite easy--BBN
> isn't nearly enough of a player to pull a stunt like this.  Obviously their egos
> are larger than their network, but egos don't route packets very well.

I can't imagine why they might have thought they would be... UUnet
apparently isn't; and their backbone hauls a _lot_ more bytes than
BBN's does...

-- jra
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