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Re: PI space and colocation
- From: Patrick W. Gilmore
- Date: Wed Jan 18 20:28:59 2006
On Jan 18, 2006, at 6:22 PM, Tony Li wrote:
IMHO, wasting any resource is unfortunate, but the cost of
additional forwarding table entries
It's not just the amount of resources spent, it's what you get for them.
far outstrips the cost of additional DRAM. Thus, adding an
additional prefix does merit
a significant shout from others, but the stub AS should only be an
Spending a little on nothing is worse than spending more on something
Personally, I think a prefix which gives routability info is useful.
A Stub AS is just a waste.
P.S. This also means a /24 with the same AS path as the enclosing /16
is also a waste - an even bigger one.