down sev0?

Chris L. Morrow christopher.morrow at
Thu Oct 26 22:18:27 UTC 2006

On Thu, 26 Oct 2006, Fergie wrote:

> Chris,
> W.R.T. #2 below:
> Be for real: No one ever suggested that backbone service
> providers attempt to ingress filter traffic -- this is an
> edge function.

ah, cause I thought 'everyone should do bcp38' mean 'everyone'... I agree
that it's a great thing, I think 'everyone' should do it, I even thing we
should where possible. I think LOTS of this would go away if people
filtered their lan segments... tey have the horsey's there to do it
without the compromises that must be taken at the 'core' (or 'more central
portions of 'the net')

And I was sorta yanking your chain some :)

> Cheers,
> - ferg
> -- "Chris L. Morrow" <christopher.morrow at> wrote:
> On Thu, 26 Oct 2006, Fergie wrote:
> > and co-authored -- and likewise, cannot figure out for life of
> > me, why there is such push-back from the Ops community on doing
> > The Right Thing.
> you could google answers from other folks but in shor:
> 1) it doesn't always work as advertised
> 2) people don't always tell you the routes the hold
> 3) equipment vendors don't alway splan properly for 'features'
> Not everyone is as smart as you (both) and can manage that problem as they
> scale...
> --
> "Fergie", a.k.a. Paul Ferguson
>  Engineering Architecture for the Internet
>  fergdawg(at)
>  ferg's tech blog:

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