How many routed hops would be considered too many to leave an AS

Christian Kuhtz ck at
Tue May 15 03:44:11 UTC 2001

On Mon, May 14, 2001 at 05:59:35PM -0400, Thomas Gainer wrote:
> Kind of a newbie questions, but I would like to know what the consensus is.

Hmm, until it breaks the application?

Latency is what matters.

That is unless your TTL expires prematurely; in this case
defined as before the applications endpoints can reach each 
other (which in turn could theoretically be a function of
latency as well).

Christian Kuhtz <ck at> -wk, <ck at> -hm
Sr. Architect, Engineering & Architecture,, Atlanta, GA, U.S.
"I speak for myself only.""

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