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Re: Optical Crossconnects and IP

  • From: Tony Li
  • Date: Thu May 11 14:54:24 2000

|  This last point is interesting: "Redirecting traffic from hot spots"
|  This now is truly ad-hoc and only achieves short term fixes and a human
|  intervention. I thought one of the purposes of TE was to reduce the
|  amount of management necessary.

You're making a large assumption.  On a large network, hot spots can be
determined by automated means.  This has been happening in the phone
network for decades.