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Re: Sprint v. Cogent, some clarity & facts
On Tue, 04 Nov 2008 11:09:31 EST, "Patrick W. Gilmore" said: > If Sprint & UUNET have a technical failure causing all peering to go > down, Level 3 will not magically transport packets between the two, > despite the fact L3 has "reliable high-bandwidth connectivity to both > of those providers". How would you propose L3 bill UU & Sprint for > it? On second thought, don't answer that, I don't think it would be a > useful discussion. You have to admit that it's probably a very tempting concept for some L3 beancounter, unless the resulting UU<-L3->Sprint firehose is too big for L3's core to drink from...