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Re: Exodus/C&W Depeering

  • From: E.B. Dreger
  • Date: Tue Mar 26 14:09:04 2002

> Date: Tue, 26 Mar 2002 18:20:02 +0000 (GMT)
> From: Stephen J. Wilcox <[email protected]>

> On another angle, if enough people refuse to take C&W routes
> from transit preferring only peering.... nar, thats a
> conspiracy! Good plan tho.

But if provider X becomes undesirable, I'd expect people to
adjust local-pref on learned routes.  That reduces the amount of
traffic _to_ the provider in question, which certainly affects

If you _really_ want to get nasty, think frac-DS1, ^AS$ on
inbound, and ^$ on outbound. :-P

Oh, wait... except for the filter lists being a tish off, that's
how peering between certain providers used to be in the mid, even
late, 1990s. ;-)  [Stretching the truth, but certain inter-AS
hops sure made me wonder...]


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