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Re: BGP to doom us all
From: batz <batsy () vapour net>
Date: Fri, 28 Feb 2003 20:24:51 -0500 (EST)


On Fri, 28 Feb 2003, Randy Bush wrote:

:actually, the article is not all that far off reality as i see it.
:the exception being that the ietf has NOT been diligently pursuing
:sBGP but rather a lot of the effort is going into a 3/4 hack being
:pushed by vendor laziness.

The comments in the article are accurate, but the choice of 
facts is conspicuous. This, given all the other horrible 
what-if scenarios out there. Also, publicly riffing 
on specific technical issues doesn't address the underlying
causes of the problems. 

I think the only problem with the comments is that they over-estimate
the benefit of that level of security relative to the overhead it 
requires.  

-- 
batz


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