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Re: Bogon list
- From: Joe Abley
- Date: Tue Jun 04 20:46:47 2002
On Tuesday, June 4, 2002, at 07:49 , Sean M. Doran wrote:
Agreed. An inconsistent architecture is a messy one. Why treat exchange
subnets differently to any other bit of backbone infrastructure? Why
number point-to-point links with even locally-unique addresses?
| Messy traceroutes make the helpdesk phone ring.
Messy architecture is worse!
Slashdot readers wielding traceroute can make an annoying pain in the
side of your head, but traceroute and ping are not without their uses.
Ask people who are cursed with running poorly-documented X.25 networks
(surely there must be some left) how nice it would be to be able to map
the network in-band. Ask them why they don't have any hair left, while
you're at it.
You don't need to deal with the messy traceroute problem if your
consistent and clean architecture doesn't happen to make traceroute
There's two ways to deal with the "messy traceroute problem":