Tier-2 reachability and multihoming

bmanning at vacation.karoshi.com bmanning at vacation.karoshi.com
Fri Mar 25 02:49:57 UTC 2005

On Thu, Mar 24, 2005 at 12:18:34PM -0800, Bill Woodcock wrote:
>       On Thu, 24 Mar 2005, G Pavan Kumar wrote:
>     > Actually, I am not doing what you think I am. I am using the RouteViews
>     > aggregation of the BGP routing tables. RouteViews is a project at the
>     > univ. of Oregon that peers with backbones.
> Really?  Could you tell us more about it?  I thought there was just one 
> Internet backbone.

	Bill...  Stop it!!!  shooting fish in a barrel is 
	no sport at all.

>     > I am looking at almost full and fresh data.
> So what value do you assign to "almost full?"  There's a difference 
> between "best" and "complete," which you may not be entirely appreciating.
>                                 -Bill

	almost full == just after dessert

	and as you (and almost every one else on this list) know,
	there is zero chance of "complete" ...  and "best" is always
	in the eye/routing-table of the beholder.


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