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Re: comments on draft-py-multi6-gapi-00.txt
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>>>>> "Pekka" == Pekka Savola <email@example.com> writes:
Pekka> I'd like to expand on one particular point:
Pekka> On Thu, 6 Feb 2003, Brian E Carpenter wrote:
>> If we could pass a law that every local government in the world had to
>> set up a monopoly IXP for its area, we might be able to obtain enough
>> congruence between geography and topology. But I don't expect that any
>> time soon.
Pekka> .. IXP does not have to have a monopoly AFAICS, more specifics can
Pekka> be advertised in every IXP.
Pekka> What is more troublesome is that the IXP business model must be so
Pekka> that it has upstream connectivity, and advertises the aggregate to
Pekka> the Internet. And that the IXP has sufficient redundancy so
Pekka> people would not have to work around its back..
The key is that the amount of bandwidth can be limited if the traffic has
to move to a PA address.
The ideal way is that every ISP that peers at such an IXP advertises this
The potential to abuse such an advertisement must be dealt with. Maybe
by making the MTU very low... 90 bytes maybe, and rate limiting by
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