spare swamp space?

Brandon Ross bross at
Thu Aug 20 21:33:35 UTC 1998

On Thu, 20 Aug 1998, Mikael Abrahamsson wrote:

> I believe the major point was that the smurfed traffic shouldnt be routed
> at all outside of the provider that hasnt fixed their smurf-relays,
> bringing down the impact on transit providers as well...?

That's exactly it, this is the most net-friendly design I could come up
with.  Sure, there are several other options.

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