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RE: Query re request Routing
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Eric Dean [mailto:email@example.com]
> Sent: Thursday, March 08, 2001 4:33 PM
> To: DonE@activate.net
> Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com
> Subject: RE: Query re request Routing
> On Thu, 8 Mar 2001 DonE@activate.net wrote:
> > > The question to answer then is: should distribution
> and/or accounting
> > > peering necessitate a basic level of request routing peering
> > > (namely the
> > > ability to handover authority to route certain requests for
> > > given content
> > > units)?
> > Yes, as long as the RR you are talking about doesn't require the use of
> > protocol.
> How can it not require a protocol? How would one know which
> clients are
> more proximate to a peered network if they are not advertised.
Yes, this RR is necessary, but I'm thinking of the case this is done by the
CDN's (possibly proprietary) RRS. What I'm saying is CDN RR peering should
be required when CDN Distribution and/or Accounting peering is used.
> > That is, the handover of the request routing could be set up
> > manually.
> I'd be interested to understand how this can be handled offline.
> Theoretically, the Internet culd be statically routed but is highly
By manually creating a link to the CDN's RRS.