Middle Eastern Exchange Points

Michael Loftis mloftis at wgops.com
Wed Feb 8 22:54:15 UTC 2006



--On February 8, 2006 2:13:32 PM -0500 "Patrick W. Gilmore" 
<patrick at ianai.net> wrote:

<...>
> Also, just because it looks like something to an "outside observer"  does
> not make it so.  Transit vs. peering is a business relationship,  and is
> defined by the parties involved, not the protocol used or how  people
> outside view it.


And that right there is the heart of the matter.  It's a BUSINESS 
relationship.  Not technical differentiation, and this is also probably 
where the arguments come from, and the confusion.



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