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Re: remember the "diameter of the internet"?
- From: Richard A Steenbergen
- Date: Tue Jun 18 14:56:54 2002
On Tue, Jun 18, 2002 at 06:39:45PM +0000, E.B. Dreger wrote:
> That's what happened here. Rather than transitting the traffic
> via a "last resort" across town/state, the higher local-pref of a
> "local" peer won.
> Geography requirements for peers aren't inherently bad. There's
> a point where things get extreme, but it would be nice to see
> nationals peer in the south as well. If one has peering
> requirements, at least set them to reach a positive goal...
BGP twiddling cannot fix a broke-ass network design.
Richard A Steenbergen <firstname.lastname@example.org> http://www.e-gerbil.net/ras
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