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Re: Level 3's side of the story

  • From: John Curran
  • Date: Sat Oct 08 11:44:47 2005

At 10:24 AM -0400 10/8/05, James wrote:
> > 3)  Possible traffic issues.  Was Cogent guilty of not transporting the
>> Level3-bound packets within the Cogent network to the closest
>> point-of-entry peer to the host in the Level3 network, therefore "costing"
>> Level3 transit of their own packets?  In other words is it also a traffic
>> engineering issue?
>No, that was BBN vs. Exodus depeering superbowl back in 90's, which was
>resolved through cold potato routing.


Cold potato routing alone is insufficient in many cases, and some form of
settlement becomes necessary.