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Re: Do ATM-based Exchange Points make sense anymore?
warning: i've had one "high gravity steel reserve" over my quota. hit D now. > The issue I'm trying to address is to figure out how to extend the robustness > that can be achieved with tuned IGP's with subsecond convergence across > an exchange point without suffering a one to five minute delay blackholing > packets. why on god's earth would subsecond anything matter in a nonmilitary situation? are you willing to pay a cell tax AND a protocol complexity tax AND a device complexity tax to make this happen? do you know what that will do do your TCO and therefore your ROI? you want to pay this tax 100% of the time even though your error states will account for less than 0.001% of the time? you want to have the complexity as your most likely source of (false positive) error? > As far as I understand, this "complexity" just got added with Neighbor > Discovery on IPv6. if so, then, you misunderstand. -- Paul Vixie