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Re: Bogon list

  • From: Aditya
  • Date: Tue Jun 04 16:56:44 2002

On Tue, Jun 04, 2002 at 04:47:51PM -0400, Leo Bicknell wrote:
> 
> In a message written on Tue, Jun 04, 2002 at 03:47:00PM -0400, Richard A Steenbergen wrote:
> > Exchange point blocks SHOULDN'T be transited by anyone, therefore you 
> > should not hear them from your peers.
> 
> I would say this the other way around, all exchange point blocks
> should be transited by someone.
> 
> Back in the day, things like the mae-east FDDI were originated by
> a half dozen AS's.  Why?  If you had "full routes", but didn't
> connect to the mae, you could traceroute but not ping it, and things
> of that nature.  It confused people.  Of course, the inconsistent
> announcements were also an issue.

Am I right that I don't see a reason why IX blocks should be transited other
than traceroute should work? I can think of a couple of reasons why the blocks
SHOULDN'T be transitted by anyone.

Adi




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