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Re: design of a real routing v. endpoint id seperation

  • From: Owen DeLong
  • Date: Thu Oct 20 14:43:21 2005

> A customer with a prefix assigned from this chunk has to connect with an
>   ISP who has
> * a Very Large Multihoming (to handle scaling concerns) router somewhere
> in its network that peers to other ISP Very Large Multihoming routers.
> ISP operating a VLMrouter to offer multihoming service to their
> customers would originate the entire multihoming space prefix to their
> customers AND to all their peers.
> These would have ALL the prefixes from the Multihoming Space.
So... Let me get this straight.  You think that significantly changing
the economic model of every ISP on the planet (or at least every large
ISP on the planet) is easier than changing the code in every core router?



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