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

  • From: Matt Ghali
  • Date: Fri Oct 21 14:35:08 2005
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On Fri, 21 Oct 2005, Randy Bush wrote:

  the internet model is to expect and route around failure.

That precludes agreement on a definition of "failure". In recent 
weeks we have once again learned that a large fuzzy fringe around 
any sort of 100% consensus makes life interesting.

For instance; was the withdrawal of certain routes from your BGP 
sessions a "failure" for you? Was it for, 
who relies on a single provider for transit?


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