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Re: Cogent move without renumbering

  • From: Randy Bush
  • Date: Fri Oct 07 21:40:23 2005

> Actually, your memory is incomplete.  Wasn't it Deering who did the
> analysis that it would actually _decrease_ the _global_ table to mere
> hundreds, but increase the internal routing tables of large carriers?

the analysis was suspect (you should have seen the sentence i
deleted and replaced with this:-)

> And given the perspective of another decade of history, I'd argue that
> without the incentive to join IXs, we still have the problem that most
> "ISPs that matter" aren't connected to _any_ IX.  (Noted as well by
> Paul Vixie in an earlier message.)

this is not what vixie said at all, luckily for him, because it is