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Re: Peering Table Question

  • From: k claffy
  • Date: Mon Apr 24 21:09:13 2000

On Mon, Apr 24, 2000 at 10:32:14AM +0200, Hank Nussbacher wrote:
  At 13:28 19/04/00 -0600, Christian Nielsen wrote:
  The Oct 1999 issue of Data Communications (RIP), had a comprehensive
  article about peering:
  They detailed private and public peering (see their tables).  They did it
  using MIDS which did 1.2 million traceroutes from various beacons located
  thruout the Internet.
  Very easy to determine who is a tier-1 and tier-2 ISP.

randy said:
   only one problem, the data are badly broken. 

that & the seemed to have 
a penchant for fictional quotes.
(i asked her about it when that article came out
but never got a response, few others were 
bizarrely quoted as well)

[cell-phone quality, ha, 
it's been years since i had Internet connectivity
anywhere near as bad as my current cell phone connectivity.
unless you count multicast.  but who would.]