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Question on % of good routes and plea for an RA mail list was Re: Routing registry was Re: Sprint BGP filters in 207.x.x.x?

  • From: Daniel Karrenberg
  • Date: Fri Jan 05 08:08:11 1996

  > "Steven J. Richardson" <sjr@merit.edu> writes:
  > 
  > 	Lest anyone think that the PRDB was single-backbone-specific in
  > 	_design_ or capability (it pretty much was in terms of data), let
  > 	me note that, when Andy Adams and I rewrote the PRDB from a SPIRES
  > 	DB to a RDBMS (with help from Tom Libert and Sue Hares), we explicitly
  > 	designed in the ability to include data from other backbones.
  > 
  > 	This was initially done to support both the T1 and T3 backbones, but
  > 	it could easily have supported other backbones as well.

I know that, but if I recall things correctly the concept was one of
just extending the number of "backbones" (i.e.  last-resort routing
services) and dit not support all implementable policies between autonomous
ASes in a basically arbitrary topology.  Or am I wrong? 

Daniel




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