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Re: using IRR tools for BGP route filtering
In article <[email protected]>, Danny McPherson <[email protected]> wrote: > It's interesting that for quite a while nearly 30K PSTN 800 numbers > were allocated nearly every week, with number portability and all. > Perhaps we're simply missing something :-) As has been observed many times on NANOG, one of the advantages that a circuit-switched network like the PSTN has over a packet-switched network like the Internet is that the PSTN has leisurely call setup times and relatively infrequent routing table lookups. No long-distance carrier processes even 100 million phone calls in a day networkwide; yet there are many routers which process billions of packets daily *per interface*. -- Shields.