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Re: Other flapping prefixes. Compare and contrast.
> > Well, while Sean's wording at times is, ahem, suboptimal, he is > referring to a real problem in the Internet System, and in fact one > that the North American Network Operators Group should take > responsibility for, at least for the North American part. The problem > is what others believe is a strength: an anarchic system of many > autonomous service providers with little or no service model/metrics > (neither for the local nor for the system level), and no well defined > rules of conduct for interoperation and problem resolution. > ... stuff deleted ... > > This all should be critical to the NANOG agenda if the service > providers would want to continue to provide quality services. > > I think it is an attitude problem of people largely caring about their > own swamp. > And to make matters more confusing, not all service providers agree on what level of service should be provided. I think the NANOG is the perfect place to discuss what we think should be the minimum acceptable service level, as well as what can be expected in terms of inter-provider help and cooperation. Sean's comments are, in my opinion, useful as a basis for discussion, and completely appropriate. I think we all need to discuss our expectations in an open forum. We may never agree, but at least we can disagree politely, Larry Plato ANS Network Operations include <std.disclaimer> /* I speak only for myself */