Use of Default in the DFZ: banned in philly, see it now on the net!

Jack Bates jbates at
Wed Jun 24 20:18:01 UTC 2009

Pete Templin wrote:
> Skimming the paper turns up a key sentence, "Stub networks, on the other 
> hand, do not forward packets for other networks."  What part of that led 
> you to think that stub networks forward packets for 1-4 downstream ASNs?

That's where the confusion sets in, and Randy even stated that the UCLA 
data is suspect; partially because it considers a stub to be 4 or less 
downstream ASNs. I think Randy's data would be better reflected without 
the UCLA information which just confuses it.


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