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RE: multi-homing fixes

  • From: Roeland Meyer
  • Date: Tue Aug 28 03:23:32 2001

|> From: Majdi S. Abbas [mailto:[email protected]]
|> Sent: Monday, August 27, 2001 11:38 PM
|> On Mon, Aug 27, 2001 at 09:57:29PM -0700, Roeland Meyer wrote:
|> > BTW, randy's position is rather strange, coming from 
|> someone that used to
|> > support the FidoNet community, by being the FTSC chair.
|> 	Correct me if I'm wrong, since it's been a few years, 
|> but FidoNet address aggregate quite nicely, don't they?

Yes, but the packets were rather large (messages) and they did per-hop
routing. Some nets practiced heavy redundant links (Colorado Springs),
depending on the dup-killer to strain out the cruft. Least-cost routing
takes on a whole new meaning there.