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Re: The Gorgon's Knot. Was: Re: Verio Peering Question
--On Friday, 28 September, 2001 10:12 PM -0400 Sean Donelan <[email protected]> wrote:
Of course, we could adopt geographic allocations. North American is still working on (+1) in e.164 space. We could shrink the global route table to a few thousand routes.
We have this at a continental level. At less than a continental level the argument against this is that at lower distances there is a poorer and poorer map between geographic proximity and (network) topological proximity. Pick any major US city without a popular peering point / private peering for a trivial example. Alex Bligh Personal Capacity