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Re: PI space and colocation
From: "Patrick W. Gilmore" <patrick () ianai net>
Date: Wed, 18 Jan 2006 20:27:27 -0500
On Jan 18, 2006, at 6:22 PM, Tony Li wrote:
IMHO, wasting any resource is unfortunate, but the cost of
additional forwarding table entries
far outstrips the cost of additional DRAM. Thus, adding an
additional prefix does merit
a significant shout from others, but the stub AS should only be an
It's not just the amount of resources spent, it's what you get for them.
Spending a little on nothing is worse than spending more on something
Personally, I think a prefix which gives routability info is useful.
A Stub AS is just a waste.
P.S. This also means a /24 with the same AS path as the enclosing /16
is also a waste - an even bigger one.
Re: PI space and colocation Pete Templin (Jan 19)
Re: PI space and colocation Bill Woodcock (Jan 18)