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Re: Agenda suggestions?

  • From: Curtis Villamizar
  • Date: Wed Jan 25 13:19:31 1995

In message <[email protected]>, Sean Doran writes:
> | >Routing flaps considered harmful...
> | A while ago Curtis proposed a scheme for holddowns that
> | has a property that a holddown time associated with
> | a route increases with the frequency of this route
> | flapping -- so that frequently flapping routes getting
> | progressively long timeouts.
> This is a good idea, if a bit of a gross and ugly hack at
> one aspect of the problem (frequent flaps of one specific
> set of prefixes).  There are also ways of helping out right
> now that aren't dependent on implementation changes to
> router software and are better general fixes for the sheer
> number of flaps, imho.

Before calling it an ugly hack-  Have you read the proposal?