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Re: Alternative to BGP-4 for multihoming?

  • From: Andrew Bender
  • Date: Wed Mar 15 09:55:55 2000

Marc Slemko wrote:
> This will normally be a caching nameserver that may or may 
> not be the same as the nameservers for the domain.  In theory, 
> it should be "close" to the client network wise for other 
> reasons.  Is it always?  No.  But it is a more reasonable 
> metric.  

Have any substantive empirical studies been perfromed that 
validate this assumption? The degree to which it is true 
seems to be the gating factor for the effectiveness of this 

Andrew Bender