geographical database of networks
mhempel at aestus.net
Thu Sep 23 19:02:16 UTC 1999
I'll read into that ...
My idea is that if you know the geographic source of a route, you can make
cold-potato routing decisions while still receiving full advertisements
from your peers at each peering point. Every advertised route could be
matched against a ruleset which attaches preference to it based on
On Thu, 23 Sep 1999, Jack Crowder wrote:
> Two words: IP Mobility. I always thought it was more marketing than
> content but that doesn't stop some applications from being developed to
> use it.
> My guess would be that you'd have more trouble getting people to agree on
> how the 'carve' would happen than the implementation. Then of course
> there are the hackers who would love to mess with it.
> To answer your question, all I ever heard about this was (the rumor of) a
> draft RFC. I couldn't find it though so wasn't able to confirm. (That
> was about 5 months ago).
> On Thu, 23 Sep 1999, Matt Hempel wrote:
> > Hello
> > Has anyone ever attempted to create a geographical database of networks?
> > In other words, zone the world into pertinent, well-known blocks and do a
> > network->zone key->value pair.
> > --matt hempel
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