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Re: The Big Squeeze
- From: Sean Donelan
- Date: Mon Mar 03 23:43:31 1997
>Computational power required for a route flap is not the issue here.
>Many people have stated that, statistically longer prefixes flap
>more. Unfortunately, they have then said that because of this shorter
>prefixes should have looser dampening parameters put on them, when
>what they really meant was that the longer prefixes should have more
>strict dampening parameters put on them. Yes it is exactly the same
>thing, but it is an important semantic distinction. If a group of
>prefixes categorized by a its length tends to flap more than the
>average, then said group should have more strict dampening parameters
>placed on it.
Statistics are soo much fun.