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Re: Exodus/C&W Depeering
- From: Richard A Steenbergen
- Date: Tue Mar 26 20:00:38 2002
On Tue, Mar 26, 2002 at 07:31:52PM -0500, Patrick W. Gilmore wrote:
> >Are we talking AS_Path attributes here? If so, all this means
> >is that now we don't announce OTHER BACKBONE routes to C&W/EXODUS,
> >which we probably weren't doing anyway.
> Actually, it also mean a reduction in the possible paths presented to my
> router for computation. Some would say this is a good thing. Me, I like
> having multiple choices / redundancy. Better to have two ways to get to
> EXDS than one. IMHO, of course.
In my experience, the odds of any given path sucking are far greater than
the odds of that path going away. Therefore I would rather have one path
which doesn't suck than two paths which may.
Richard A Steenbergen <email@example.com> http://www.e-gerbil.net/ras
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