Revealed: The Internet's well known BGP behavior

Patrick W. Gilmore patrick at
Fri Aug 29 22:01:12 CDT 2008

On Aug 29, 2008, at 22:41, "jim deleskie" <deleskie at> wrote:

> I'm afraid of the answer to that question

No you are not, since you already know the answer.


> On Fri, Aug 29, 2008 at 11:25 PM, Adrian Chadd  
> <adrian at> wrote:
>> On Fri, Aug 29, 2008, jim deleskie wrote:
>>> Announcing a smaller bit of one of you block is fine, more then that
>>> most everyone I know does it or has done and is commonly accepted.
>>> Breaking up someone else' s block and making that announcement  
>>> even if
>>> its to modify traffic between 2 peered networks is typically not
>>> looked as proper.  Modify your taffic good. Do it to anyone other
>>> traffic = bad.
>> The question shouldn't really be "would people do this to others'  
>> traffic";
>> the question should be "has it already happened and noone noticed."
>> Adrian

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