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Re: caching at windmills (i mean exchange points)

  • From: Randy Bush
  • Date: Tue Dec 02 12:40:34 1997

> I read your proposal an have a question. I assume that your MAE-west 
> cache will act as a parent for the MW ISP's (otherwise, there's no data 
> in the cache). That means that all outbound traffic from MW is routed 
> through your cache, isn't it? That also means that e.g. all 
> transatlantic traffic will flow through your lines. Or am I missing 
> something?

You are not differentiating between an proxy cache and an interceptor
cache.  The NLANR cache is a proxy cache.  Clients/peers/children must
consciously point at it.