BCP38 making it work, solving problems

JP Velders jpv at veldersjes.net
Tue Oct 19 11:11:53 UTC 2004

> Date: 12 Oct 2004 16:22:17 +0000
> From: Paul Vixie <vixie at vix.com>
> To: nanog at merit.edu
> Subject: Re: BCP38 making it work, solving problems

> [ ... ]
> how are we going to get there?  the first thing is, some nets who want the
> internet to work this way have to implement BCP38 in their own corner of the
> internet.  then they have to start de-peering with nets who don't do it, and
> offer a better rate to customers who do it than to those who don't.  then
> they have to de-peer with anyone who doesn't require their peers and customers
> to do it.  then they have to refuse as customers anyone who won't do it.
> [ ... ]

As it was "in the old days": first clean up your own act and then
start pointing at others that they're doing "it" wrong.

It's a mentality I see very rarely amongst the larger ISP's who've
been part of that 'I' in their name since the very early beginning.

JP Velders

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