[Nanog] Lies, Damned Lies, and Statistics [Was: Re: ATT VP: Internet to hit capacity by 2010]

michael.dillon at bt.com michael.dillon at bt.com
Wed Apr 23 17:26:16 CDT 2008


> Well. here's your problem; depending on the architecture, the 
> IP addressing structure doesn't necessarily map to the 
> network's cost structure. This is why I prefer the 
> P4P/DillTorrent announcement model.

What's with these cute cryptic and ultimately meaningless names?

I used the term "topology guru" because I wanted something that
halfway describes what is going on. Coining a word with "torrent" 
in it is wrong because this kind of topology guru can be used with
any P2P protocol. And P4P seems more like a brand name that tries
to leverage off the term P2P.

--Michael Dillon




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