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Re: New peering criteria
- From: Vijay Gill
- Date: Wed Jun 06 17:15:53 2001
On 6 Jun 2001, Sean Donelan wrote:
> I agree, but how do you decide who is hurt more?
Turn off connectivity and see.
> And therefore who should be the vendor and who is the customer?
> Is the "bigger" network always the vendor, or is the network with more
> content the vendor, or the network with more eyeballs the vendor? That's
> what I don't understand about the "balance" requirement. Ok, so you know
> the traffic is imbalanced, but whose fault/hurt is it when traffic is
> imbalanced? And who is responsible for "fixing" the imbalance in traffic?
> The simple answer is I'm the vendor and you are the customer, so you should
> pay me.
The simple answer is: Do the people you are selling to ask how your
connectivity to <Network A> is AND if Network A's sales people get asked
the same question about _your_ network.
If not, then giddy up and start following the "sales process (C) 2001 smd"
/vijay "time to put the peer back in peering" gill