[ppml] Draft 2 of proposal for ip assignment with sponsorship

Alec H. Peterson ahp at hilander.com
Fri Feb 28 09:56:32 EST 2003

--On Friday, February 28, 2003 8:53 AM -0600 Forrest 
<forrest at almighty.c64.org> wrote:

> If every backbone network filtered out my multihomed /24, how exactly
> would this only be a reduced benefit to my multihoming?  This would be a
> complete waste of time for me.  When packets destined for me hit a
> defaultless router, where do you think the packet is going to go?  Toward
> the ISP that has the large aggregate, which I have lost connectivity with.

I know exactly what would happen, and you are exactly right.

But there is more to the Internet than just you and your company, and the 
attitude that you are only considering your needs and not the needs of the 
rest of the Internet is somewhat disappointing.

Alec H. Peterson -- ahp at hilander.com
Chief Technology Officer
Catbird Networks, http://www.catbird.com

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