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RE: Routescience?

  • From: Vadim Antonov
  • Date: Wed Aug 22 20:11:08 2001

On Wed, 22 Aug 2001, Kavi, Prabhu wrote:

> I would like to hear it too.  However, in fairness to Routescience,
> did anyone on NANOG previously ask Cisco and Juniper to publicly
> talk about everything they (sometimes painfully) learned about 
> how to create resilient IS-IS/OSPF/BGP implementations?  And even 
> if anyone would ask, are Cisco and Juniper likely to respond 
> (thereby giving a heads up to their competitors)?

To the credit of Cisco and (later) Juniper IP routing folks, they always
were in a very close touch with ISP backbone engineers.  Cisco in
particular publishes quite a lot of technical information.

Which explais why their (and not their competitors) boxes are used to run
the Internet.

> Routescience may or may not have something worthwhile.  However,
> I would respect their perogative to not say much more on the 
> NANOG mailing list.

Of course.